Re: [IGS] Shade Gardening
Dale Neil writes:
<< Sounds normal to me :-) . All except for the chicken. substitute
"neighbor's cats" for "chicken" and I can relate.
Right now I am trying to decide if I want any lawn at all and turn
the whole place into garden. Have to decide if I can do that without
it looking too overdone.... Oh well , so what if it will look that
way. That's why we have soil instead of cement, Right? >>
Um, Dale, "chicken?"
Oh, don't worry, I have problems with the neighborhood cats and dogs, too, as
well as the children. The difference is that the children are not repelled by
Red Hot Pepper Wax, and I haven't yet found an effective child-repellant
that's also harmless to said pests!
One of the downsides of all the the giant old oaks is that we have a major
problem with fox squirrels in this neighborhood. Just like the cats, the
squirrels are always digging -- and then the squirrels eat what they dig up.
As for grass, I'm a firm believer that the only point to lawns is to keep the
mud from splattering until you think of something useful to do with the space.
Thanks for the welcome!
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