Dachshunds have a natural desire to 'dig'. Trying to find a way to keep my boys out of the flowerbeds came as a simple suggestion from my Husband, Chris. He actually suggested a plastic kiddie pool filled with sand, but after consulting with our vet, we changed the sand for regular topsoil. The cheap kind at any nursery or home improvement store that does NOT have fertilizer in it. Then it is just a matter of burying a favorite toy under the soil. You may have to show your little digger what you are doing. If they return to the yard or flowerbed to dig, just redirect them back to the pool...your dog is smart, so they will get it after a few times. It is better to get them started in the pool before they find the flowerbeds.