So yesterday I was passing some time between storms and I did a bit of weeding in and around the pallets.
I discovered that my popcorn plants looked like they were being munched, from the top. Hmm. I wondered what type of critter was getting past the Jasmanian Devil…and if it was the Jasmanian Devil herself, since she tends to eat grass and corn is a grass.
My hunch was I right. The stinker was eating my corn! While I was weeding the path nearby, I caught her grazing at what she thinks is a salad bar! So as you can see, I installed a fence. It’s not fancy or pretty and I don’t know if it will work. Guess we’ll find out soon.
Along the same lines, our blueberry fence only worked marginally. She managed to jump (with a running start) the lowest section. She got stuck inside the fence because she couldn’t jump back out. That’s how I busted her eating our blueberry flowers. She also sticks her head through the open parts of the fence, this I figured she would do. I had hoped that it would allow her to eat just enough to keep her from cleaning the bushes bare! After she was caught jumping the fence, The Goat installed some chicken wire above the part she was jumping. So now (hopefully) she can only reach a certain height when poking her head through the open bits. We may still get a few blueberries this year- if the birds don’t get them first.