I'm currently having an on-going battle with my nemesis the groundHOG.
It's been trying to move in, digging deep burrows under the crab apple/yucca as well as under the asparagus. I've tried burning smudge sticks inside the burrows. I've filled the holes it dug with sticks and dirt... Three times now,
Last couple of days, it's come back a couple of times without digging out the holes. It dug under the rabbit fence in the SF&H greens garden and ate the beans and radicchio as well as the kohlrabi leaves. So now I'm going to have to brave the poison ivy infested back fence and see if it has tried to dig under the back of the shed again.
I have a live trap set up but it hasn't been successful... Until today.
...but when I went to check, hearing some metallic rattling, this is what I found