As some of you may recall, the garden up at the barn is an annual struggle. First of all, there's the
clay soil, from which I made this pot:
And then there are the
rodents gophers, whose hunger knows no bounds:
When I fenced the garden a few years back, dug the chicken wire a few feet deep to keep tunneling invaders at bay, it looked like this:
The next year, I skipped the fence and the garden turned out like this:
So this year, a friend built a fence and installed an underground barrier that's two feet deep.
Maybe this will give peas a chance.