Groundhogs and green beans were the start of this series of blog posts. Since December 19th I have been blogging about the story (Garden Visitor) of the groundhog in our garden last summer. This is the final post on that subject. I found a great video demonstrating the damage a groundhog can inflict on green beans. Thanks to BubbleBeet who does Gardening and Survival videos on YouTube. And it also demonstrates how smart and agile they are! I am hoping that we all don’t have to deal with groundhogs in our gardens in the future!
Groundhog or Woodchuck
I have discovered the identity of the the furball intruder. He is a groundhog also known as a woodchuck. (See Garden Visitor to see the first part of this story which happened last summer.) He messed up and got himself stuck between a bale of straw and the fence. We heard him making some noises so we discovered him in his dilemma. We rescued him by pulling back the bales of straw. We tried to catch him in a trash can but he was too fast for us. He quickly waddled under our shed again! Well now we know who is eating our vegetables. The question is how do we get rid of him?? I’ve read about trapping them but a lot of people who live in the country shoot them.