Posts Tagged ‘Gardens’

VIDEO: The Territorial Tortoise

May 6, 2008

Promoting Harmony Between Plants And Animals Takes A Little Know-How

April 27, 2008

It’s spring! You’ve been looking forward all winter to being outdoors with both your dog and your garden. But now you remember that, to dogs, seedlings are for trampling and dirt is for digging. Fortunately, a little planning can help plants and pups get along more harmoniously:

Your first line of defense is good design. In the pet-friendly demonstration garden at the Oregon Garden in Silverton, Ore., simple ideas like raised beds and clearly defined pathways help keep dogs out of the plantings. Plant choice can help, too, says general manager April Purdy. Plants that grow up trellises or arbors will be out of harm’s way.

To really protect things, take a look at your pet’s habits.

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