Answer: Lots of critters love tender seedlings - various rodents, slugs, birds, even lizards! Usually covering seedlings with a light, protective fabric confuses most pests enough to make them seek food elsewhere. You can purchase "Summerweight" row cover and wire support hoops from Gardener's Supply Co. (www.gardeners.com; ph# 800/863-1700). Anchor the edges with 2x4's to further deter those who try to slip underneath. Hope this helps!
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