The height of your dog should determine how you plan to block off your garden from your dog. Dogs are good jumpers and will jump short fences to get to wherever they think they need to go or should be digging. If you plan on doing a backyard vegetable garden, You could erect beautiful picket fences surrounding access to your vegetable garden from your dog. The picket fence should be equipped with easy access door and walkway for you to access and maintain your garden. What you must remember though is that dogs can dig through poorly setup picket fences or can even jump fences that are too short. A practical fence height should be around 3.5 - 4 feet in height and should have at least 12 inches underground for good stability and to prevent your dog from easily digging through. You can also choose to erect good looking wire fences to allow good air flow through your vegetable garden.
2.Smells To Deter Your Dog
There are various smells that dogs hate that will deter them from going into areas where they smell those scents. Remember that dogs noses are extremely sensitive and have super smell compared to a human nose. You can place mothballs high on those fences to deter your dog from that area. Don’t leave them on the floor or within reach where an overly curious dog might try to eat them. Put them up high enough or in a vented holder that lets the smell permeate the area you are trying to keep your dog from damaging.
3. Raised Potted Plants For Your Flowers Garden
Dogs will rarely dig out plants out of pots, unless those pots are turned over and the dog is curious to see what dwells below those flowers. Raised flower pots are those with legs are stands which makes them seem less like they are actually embedded in the earth when you place those pots closely together. You can create beautiful flower garden using these accessories and chances are that your dog will have no means to dig and destroy your beautiful flowers.
Now you can have your cake and eat it whole too. You can go build that beautiful garden that you love and have that wonderful pooch that makes you smile everyday.