Remember that old thing about the National Park trashcans? They can’t make them bear-proof because there’s too much overlap between the smartest bear and dumbest human? Well, I found the same to be true of goats, gates, and children. Remember this? (pictured below) It didn’t get better.
I finally had to choose between garden and kids. Both kinds of kids. One little mistake, one day of the year…garden GONE. That level of supervision is just not in my repertoire.