The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Raised bed


Raised bed

Raised veg bed with anti-cat string. It was stapled in place and our 3 cats didn't even go near.



Comments on this photo

 

Good idea :-)

9 Jul, 2008

 

Great pic.

Hope the wily cats don't learn to hurdle, that might make the next olympics, cat hurdling.
Or cat hurling, but I'm not into that. My cat gets enough grief from the local squirrel.

I'm changing my plot around a little bit at the moment, and will be employing your techniques.
Thank you.

15 Jul, 2008

red
Red
 

I am currently upgrading my garden, installing a green house and raising the beds for ease of use. Hadn't even thought of the cats! Will deffinately try the string trick.
For slugs I am going to secure copper wire around the top of the wooden boards (apparently they won't cross it). Then treat the soil within the beds.

25 Nov, 2008

 

hope you dont mind but i have used your idea on our raised beds hope it works ,thanks for the tip as there are a few cats come on the allotment.

10 Oct, 2009

 

brilliant idea thanks xxx

new to this and hadn't even thought about having to keep my 2 cats off the veggie beds

thanks xx

26 Jan, 2010

 

kimmy i also put sharp twigs on some beds to keep cats off or they just use it as a litter tray..

29 Jan, 2010



Comment on this photo


Pictures tagged with raised
12 of 178

  • Img_0317
  • 2008_070608vacation0090

What else?

Members who like this photo

  • Gardening with friends since
    22 May, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    17 Jun, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    19 Jul, 2007

  • Gardening with friends since
    31 Jan, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    15 Apr, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    7 Feb, 2008

  • Ams
    Ams

    Gardening with friends since
    16 Jun, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    1 Mar, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    25 Aug, 2008