Is your pooch pawing your petunias? Here’s how to keep your dog out of your garden and away from your precious plants.
We want our dogs to eat well, but we don’t want them snacking on our heirloom vegetables and prized perennials. Nor do we want them digging up the daffodils.
How can you keep dogs from wrecking your garden?
Spray Nasty Odors
Your vegetable garden is a salad bar for your dog. To keep him away, spray plants with pungent white vinegar or apple bitter. Or plant marigolds between vegetable rows, which repel dogs and other backyard pests, such as Mexican bean beetles, aphids, squash bugs, and whiteflies.
However, don’t apply rabbit or deer repellents that contain coyote urine. Dogs love the smell of urine and will either roll in your