Fences for pasture & garden

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Storey Communications, 1992 - Architecture - 154 pages
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If you keep livestock or tend a garden that's vulnerable to wildlife predator's you know that a good fence is essential for protecting your investment. But with all the new options available today-- and the many challenges posed by terrain, weather, and predators--it's often hard to determine what type of fence meets your needs. That's why Gail Damerow has written this practical, easy-to-use guide to selecting, planning, and building fences that work.

Filled with sound, up-date advice and instruction, "Fences for Pasture and Garden" makes fence building a task anyone can tackle with confidence. The author weighs the pros and cons of various fence systems-- from traditional fences to the latest technology--and helps you select the best one for your needs. Helpful suggestions for planning the fence ensure maximum efficiency of labor and materials.

From alarm systems to zoning laws, this book covers it all. If theirs a fence in your future, don't waste time and money on an ineffective system.

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User Review  - Kate - Goodreads

We needed to build a fence for our horse. I had a lot of questions about what was the right kind yet cost effective fence for a horse, how far apart the rails should be, how a electric fence charger ... Read full review

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User Review  - Loren - Goodreads

"Fences for Pasture & Garden" provides good detailed information for those with the strength and grit to actual complete this kind of work. My respect for folks who install fences for a living went up ... Read full review



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About the author (1992)

Author Gail Damerow lives in Gainesboro, Tennessee, and operates a small-scale farm raising chickens and other farm animals. She has raised chickens since 1970 when she bought her first home, which "came with chickens." Gail has been a creative writing instructor at Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville since 1988. She is the editor of Rural Heritage magazine, a monthly columnist for Dairy Goat Journal, and the author of several Storey titles for adults and children alike which include Your Chickens, Fences for Pasture & Garden, and The Perfect Pumpkin. She has been published in many periodicals, including Acres U.S.A., Backyard Poultry, and Dairy Goat Jounal as well. Gail's book for adults, The Chicken Health Handbook, is considered "Flawless" by Booklist (April 1994). Likewise, Ron Macher from Small Farm Today magazine has said of Gail's A Guide to Raising Chickens: "If you want to raise chickens, you can go out and buy A Guide to Raising Chickens and have it all.

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