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    Hi from San Francisco and soon japan

    You are too humble Mark. I think that electric fence ought to keep a majority of the critters out!
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    Not sure this is the right spot, What is the best temperature for my greenhouse?

    I just built a small greenhouse on my back porch and it is already getting hot in there. I have a auto vent and am waiting for a temp gauge to arrive. What would be a good average temperature to aim for? I want to grow herbs, lettuce and then seedlings.
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    Hi from San Francisco and soon japan

    well part of the problem is a dwindling population. There are many abandoned houses as per the elderly are slowly passing on. So the houses are inherited and then not lived in. So to keep them from looking abandoned people douse the place with roundup. It gets in the gray water supply and...
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    Hi from San Francisco and soon japan

    Thank you for your note. I spend a lot of time in Japan and am familiar with traditional farming methods. I think you may not have been there for a while. Most of the farming I have seen is not done traditionally at all. Also, the ground is fertile in many areas, but the heavy use a roundup...
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    My Raised Garden Bed

    No the top and sides are chicken wire. It won't keep moths out. I chose to concentrate on larger animals. Netting won't stop a raccoon.
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    Hi from San Francisco and soon japan

    Thanks for the comment.
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    My Raised Garden Bed

    City Critters. I've lived in the country and have found that city animals are bigger smarter and less afraid of humans. IN San Francisco we have: Skunks, Racoons, Squirrels, Crows, Rats, and Mice. I have friends who gave up city gardening because of the Racoons.
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    My Raised Garden Bed

    This was my corona virus lockdown project in San Francisco California USA>
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    My Raised Garden Bed

    Christopher Ford submitted a new Showcase Item: My Raised Garden Bed Read more about this showcase item here...
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    Hi from San Francisco and soon japan

    I love your videos and when I was a kid in Colorado USA I won a blue ribbon for my tomatoes. I still brag about that at 58. My mother made me eat a spoonful of dirt at the beginning of the planting season as she said her mother had done to her. It was terrible and didn't help with the poor...
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