DIY Garden Enclosure | How to Keep Animals Out of Your Garden

If you’ve wondered how to keep animals out of your garden, this DIY garden enclosure is for you. Garden fences are great, but this enclosure provides additional safety. For more outdoor ideas see the Gardening Tips and Projects playlist:

See the Build an Enclosure to Protect Your Garden guide for additional tips along with the tools and materials you’ll need:

Follow along with this guide if you need to rewatch specific steps:
0:19 Lumber you’ll need
0:43 Materials you’ll need
0:58 Tools you’ll need
1:14 Cut and prep lumber
2:56 Make side walls
3:45 Framing front and back walls
4:03 Add mesh or chicken wire
4:16 Add trim to chicken wire or mesh
4:29 Add cross bracing for stability
4:41 Make raised beds
4:57 Make the door
5:38 Add door hinges and handle

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losttribe3001 says:

Just remember that wood is treated with chemicals for preservation. The impact from leeching may be negligible, but something to remember when making vegetable beds.

Maxima says:

Why doesnt that house of gutters….can you say foundation issues due to water

Brian Kennedy says:

I wouldn’t use pressure treated lumber around a vegetable garden. I prefer to keep my chemically treated wood and my food separated.

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