I don't know what about you, but I get terribly frustrated when I work hard to create something and a critter gets in the area and destroys my hard work. If you are a gardener, you know what I mean.
The other day in the late afternoon, I looked out my dining room window and lo and behold there was a kitty bouncing through my planted container boxes. No No, said I to the kitty.
Then al few days later, something else came up, thinking it was a rabbit, and had supper out of my lettuce container box. No No, said I to the bunny.
about a week later, I saw the droppings of a huge, about 4 feet, Iguana lizard really close to the fencing around the garden area. Those munchkins love to eat vegetation. No No, said I to the Iguana.
what was I to do. I couldn't stay outside all night and protect my plants. Then I remembered...
When we used to live on the farm all sorts of critters would come up in the night and
wreak havoc with the garden and the chicken house. Ugh! I was always fussing about those unhappy animals getting into my "Happy Garden" and chicken house, sometimes eating or maiming my chickens. What did I do? No electricity...no problem. I bought some
large solar lighting with motion detectors. They work. You only need the sun to recharge the batteries.
So I happily did that here with my little container garden. It works! Yay!
Yay! said I. No more critters coming around for dinner. Now all I need is something to catch those darn over-sized grasshoppers. I actually think they eat more than all the other critters.
seriously, the motion detector, solar lights work. If you buy any, don't go cheap. Take it from me, they won't last. Spend the few extra dollars and be happy. In fact, buy two or three. You'll be happier!