Part of the work of creating a garden that is relatively low maintenance is the ongoing challenge of dealing with pests. Whether you are fighting ants that won't go away or dealing with the yearly invasion of Japanese Beetles, it's never fun. Sometimes, you have to be grateful that you don't have more invasive pests!
In the attached video, a couple visiting Tuscany is startled to find an entire herd of sheep descending upon the garden. They handled it pretty well, even encouraging the overwhelmed sheep dogs that it wasn't their fault!
To learn more about preparing for pests common to the Charlotte area, see organic methods for insects in your kitchen garden.
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