Didn't have a garden last year because I was due with our second son and thought it would be too much work. So, this will be the first year I have a garden with our dog. He's a german shorthair and eats everything. Has anyone had a problem with a veggie garden and their dog? We've got a small backyard, so no way to separate them unless I lock the dog up on the side (very small) yard while we are gone (which I don't want to do). I was thinking of doing the hanging tomatoes and strawberries... but what about green beans and peas? Will he dig them up? Eat them? I have lettuce out there now and he hasn't touched it... Am I worrying for nothing? lol...Answer Question
I do a garden every summer and the only problem I've had with our dog is her running through the garden and squashing plants. I was able to solve the problem by putting up a small chicken wire fence around it. She could still get in if she wanted to, but she doesn't. I think it was more of a problem with her not understanding that we were growing the plants, and she couldn't distinguish between the garden and the regular landscaping.
The only year I had trouble with digging was the year I used the fish emulsion fertilizer. It's a really good organic fertilizer but it's pretty gross, lol.
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