Benefits And Drawbacks Of Homemade Deer Repellent

When deer venture into a yard and find some plants to munch, they are likely to return. In some cases, this area will become the local hangout for the four-footed animals. Some people purchase a deer fence or commercial sprays to deter the creatures. The most industrious gardeners may choose to address the deer problem […] Read more »

Making Homemade Deer Repellent For Fruit Trees

Deer like to nibble on fruit trees almost as much as humans love to nibble on the fruit they bear. If the yard contains fruit trees and deer are local to the area, these trees will quickly become a snack for hungry deer. One way to keep deer out of the yard is to install […] Read more »

Homemade Deer Repellent Comes In Many Forms

To keep deer away from the yard, homeowners can purchase products or make their own. Many commercial products contain the same ingredients used in homemade concoctions. It is much more cost-effective for someone to make homemade deer repellent than purchase products from stores year after year. When people make the repellent themselves, they know exactly […] Read more »

Some Deer Repellent Recipes For Use This Spring

Start gathering your deer repellent supplies because the deer will soon be here. Deer resistant plants do a good job of keeping the creatures from nibbling on other plants and flowers. Sometimes, additional defense mechanisms such as homemade deer repellent are needed. The most popular deer repellent recipes are easy to follow and require only […] Read more »

Spring Is Upon Us- Time For Deer Repellent Strategies

Spring is just weeks away and the deer will soon be emerging from their forest homes. As the frost burns off the plants and shrubs, people head to the garden store to purchase beautiful spring flowers. Soon, these become tasty treats for hungry deer that have lived on little food throughout the cold winter months. […] Read more »

Spicing Up Natural Deer Repellent Recipes

There are many great chemical based deer repellent on the market that both work well and are environmentally friendly. Many gardeners, however, still feel the need to move along the all natural approach when it comes to keeping deer and other animals from turning their plants into dinner. The recipes for the natural deer repellents […] Read more »

The Downsides To Deer Repellent Methods

There is no perfect method to preventing deer from coming on a property or chewing up plants in a garden. Many people think a fence will do just this but unless you are willing for the yard or garden to look like the county jail, this simply is not going to happen. Deer have been […] Read more »

Protecting Your Garden From Intrusion By Deer

Image via Wikipedia A garden, particularly one in a rural area, can be plagued by a multitude of woodland creatures.  The most devastating of these is going to be the deer.  The age-old battle of gardener versus deer sometimes may seem like a losing one, but protecting a garden can be accomplished in a variety […] Read more »

Building a Garden with Deer Resistant Plants

photo credit: Andrew Stawarz Here is a very nice article around building a garden with deer resistant plants. It is from About.com. The rest of the article is here. Landscapers typically select drought-resistant plants when designing rock gardens. But in regions where deer control is an issue, your rock garden plants should also be deer-resistant. […] Read more »