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  1. Anybody trying raised beds for trees?

    Gardening & Plant Propagation
    When we went to plant these fruit trees and started digging, we realized that there was less than 4 in of topsoil before hitting the Limestone that's called caliche here in Texas. So I decided to bring in 5-10 wheelbarrows of good clay loam and build up about 6 to 10 in of soil in which to plant...
  2. Cat/duck proof gardens

    Homesteading Questions
    Hello everyone! There are a few raised beds within my duck fencing that I stopped planting in a year ago because there is a cat that uses them as a litter box and my ducks can hop up and eat whatever is beginning to sprout. I was hoping some of you may have some suggestions as to what I could...