Father’s Day fun creating a deer-resistant container garden

Carol Pope chronicles the step-by-step process.

Credit: Carol Pope

Family fun in the garden

A retired tilesetter, my dad has been eyeing his galvanized-steel Target washtub—once one of the tools of his trade—as a possible planter for the past couple years. The holdup has been that he has been unsure of what flowers to plant in his front yard where the deer continually feast.

This year, for Father’s Day, I thought it would be fun for us to tackle this project together. Check out the slideshow of the “making of” >>