So I came across this blog I just had to share by a woman who has been growing her own food for years.
She's got some wonderful tips on things like cages to keep out "Tree Rats" a.k.a squirrels. (See below)
This year I created a mini-dome with bent pvc pipe covered in plastic. It worked well for my lettuce garden that I planted at the beginning of May. We are getting all of our greens from our back yard garden now. READ MORE HERE