Information About Deer

Deer are remarkable animals and fun to watch but they can also become unwanted pests in the garden when they trample or eat all your favorite plants. Fortunately, we can help with this. The following articles will provide information on how to get rid of deer in the garden, safely, as well as protecting plants from deer. There are even "deer-resistant" plants you can try. So take a look below and see what deer deterrents work for you.

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Deter Deer And Prevent Ticks By Getting Rid Of Honeysuckle

By Mary Ellen Ellis

We don’t usually think of sweet-smelling honeysuckle as being unsafe, but the deer love it. and where there are deer there are often ticks. Read on for more reasons to avoid non-native honeysuckles.

Deer Proof Shade Flowers: Choosing Deer Resistant Flowers For Shade

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Watching deer move through your property can be a peaceful way to enjoy nature. However, they can become a nuisance if they start eating your flowers. If you have a shady garden bed, add flowers they will have no interest in. Click here to learn more.

Deer Droppings On Plants: Is Fertilizing With Deer Manure Safe

By Mary Ellen Ellis

Whether you love or hate deer, or have a more complicated relationship with them, there is one important question to answer: Can you use deer manure in gardens? Click on the following article to find out more about fertilizing with deer manure.

Deer Proof Evergreens: Are There Evergreens Deer Won’t Eat

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

The presence of deer in the garden can be troublesome. With some proven planting techniques, however, gardeners may be able to reduce the occurrence of damage caused by deer. Planting deer resistant evergreen plants, for example is one method. Learn more here.

Deer Proof Gardening: What Vegetables Are Deer Resistant

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

?The best defense is a good offense.? In deer proof gardening, plants that smell offensive to deer can deter them from their favorite edibles. Planting a garden with edible plants deer don?t eat is also a defense. Click here for fruits and vegetables deer won?t eat.

Deer Resistant Garden Plans – Creating A Deer Resistant Garden

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Deer are lovely to watch but not when they are stomping all over your vegetable garden or eating the tops off of your bulbs. Creating a deer resistant garden is a must for any gardener who suffers from these grazing marauders. Learn more here.

Roses And Deer – Do Deer Eat Rose Plants And How To Save Them

By Stan V. Griep, American Rose Society Consulting Master Rosarian, Rocky Mountain District

Deer do indeed love the beautiful, succulent growth they find in those meadows and valleys, but they cannot resist a rose garden if there is one close by. Learn how to fix deer damage and prevent more in this article. Click here for more info.

Deer Rubbing Tree Bark: Protecting Trees From Deer Rubs

By Kristi Waterworth

Deer are majestic creatures when they're bounding through open fields and frolicking in someone else's woods. When they come into your yard and start damaging trees, they become something else entirely. Learn more in this article.

Deer Fencing Designs – How To Build A Deer Proof Fence

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Deer are elegant and graceful creatures but these attributes fall short when they have been in the garden eating your prize plants. If repellents aren't working, think about building a deer proof fence. This article will help.

Deer Eating Fruit Trees: How To Protect Fruit Trees From Deer

By Amy Grant

Deer eating fruit trees is a serious problem when the trees are very young and at a perfect height for some lazy munching. The question is then, how to protect your fruit trees from deer? This article will address just that. Click here for more info.

Tree Protection Against Deer: Protecting Newly Planted Trees From Deer

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

There is nothing more frustrating than noticing the bark is peeled away from brand new trees. Deer are graceful but their feeding and rubbing hurt your plants. So how can you protect baby trees from deer? The answers are found in this article.

Bulbs Deer Hate: Flower Bulbs That Deter Deer

By Anne Baley

While no plant is perfectly safe from deer if they're starving, there are some bulbs deer hate to eat and will only consume in the most desperate conditions. Learn what those are in this article.

Deer Resistant Plant List – Learn About Plants That Are Deer Resistant

By Susan Patterson, Master Gardener

Deer-resistant gardening is a hot topic amongst gardeners who don't necessarily want to scare off the deer but want to keep their lovely gardens intact while enjoying them. This article explains more.

How To Keep Deer From Eating Plants – Garden Deer Protection For Plants

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Trying to keep deer out of the garden can be frustrating but with a little know-how and ingenuity, your efforts could be well worth the trouble. Read here to learn how to keep deer out of gardens.

How To Protect Trees From Deer

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Deer damage to trees is most often the result of males rubbing and scraping their antlers against the tree, causing significant damage. Learn how to protect your trees from deer damage in this article.

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