I planted my pumpkins in the manure pile. They usually can grow a bit
before the giant rodents (aka deer) find them. In fact, usually the
rodents are content to wait until the female flowers appear, then they
This year, the night I planted them they got to my little helpless
seedlings before I could fence. Arrgh. At least they didn't get them all.
That thumping noise is the sound of me kicking myself. Next year,
planting and fencing will occur simultaneously.