On this slide show, generously donated to Just Food by longtime gardener Rob Danforth, Rob explores well established practices for dealing with larger critters that can have negative impacts on your gardens. The critters that Rob addresses are: Squirrels, Cats, Dogs, Chipmunks, Groundhogs, Rabbits, Deer, Voles, Birds, Mice, Raccoons, and Skunks. Rob also covers some of the more helpful critters to your garden including various bird species and other beneficial animals.
Author – Rob Danforth, experienced urban organic vegetable/herb gardener:
- Backyard (45 yrs. & on-going)
- Gloucester Allotment Gardens (14 yrs.)
- Arrowsmith Community Gardens & Gloucester Emergency Food Cupboard garden (7 yrs.)
Instructor (seminars, articles, workshops, & consultation booths) for:
- Just Food Community Garden Network (8 yrs.)
- Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa Chapter (9 yrs.)
- Senior Organic Gardeners (3 yrs. + on-going advisor)
- private bookings (7 yrs.)
TO LEARN MORE
Rob’s published gardening articles on Canadian Organic Growers since 2016 can be found on https://www.cog.ca/ottawa/down-to-earth-newsletter/
Colorado Potato Beetle – Summer 2016, page 7
Box Beds – Winter 2017, page 7
In-door Germination – Spring 2017, page 4
Composting – Fall 2017, page 8
Bug Hotels & Restaurants – Dec 2017
Weed Wisdom – March 2018
Mulch, pluses and minuses – June 2018
Cutworms – Dec. 2018
Self-watering Containers – March 2019
Eco-friendly watering – June 2019
The Cold Frame, a Gardening Advantage – Sept 2019
Garden Tools – Dec 2019
Planning for no-till gardening – March 2020
Beetle Battles (Japanese, cucumber, & flea)- April 2020
Read more on Front Yard Edible Gardening from Just Food website HERE.
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