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Customized Corners Protect Raised Bed from Garden Pests

fence-for-raised-bed-cornersThis idea comes from a gardener in Arlington, VA, who reviewed our Raised Bed Corners (4 stars):

"To prevent rabbits, squirrels, and chipmunks from getting into the bed, I wanted to enclose it with a 2-foot-high fence that would still allow easy access to the plantings. The 2-inch-square holes in the corners (which typically are covered with the provided plastic caps) provided for an easy solution."

"I constructed a fence using 1×2 cedar and 1/2-inch-mesh hardware cloth. As shown in the photos, the vertical boards have 8-inch legs that slip into the square holes, and a simple plastic twist tie holds the sides together, keeping them from flapping in the wind. Any side can be easily pulled out after untwisting two of the ties."

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1 Comment

  1. Shawn Dorsey
    February 12, 2016    

    Thank you for sharing this great design. I have been searching for a way to keep the neighbor hood cats from using my garden as a litter box and still be able to have easy access to work the garden. This looks great and I can throw a messed fabric screen over the top to keep them from jumping in.
    Thank you again.

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