Go Away Deer Repellent Review

Deer Repellent for Veggie Gardens

Safe to use on your edibles! Bonide made this one especially for frustrated food growers, and it’s labeled as safe for almost every type of fruit and vegetable we grow in backyard gardens today.

  • Application Type: spray
  • Deer Control Method: taste, pain
  • Active Ingredients: traces of cayenne pepper in a wax wilt-proof product
  • Rain Resistant: can last up to 2 months
  • All Natural: EPA registered – probably not all natural
  • EPA Registered: No. 4-398 (same as Shot Gun Animal Repellent)
  • Plant Safety: For use on fruits, vegetables, and legumes.
  • Professional Endorsement: none

Where To Buy:

Deer control available from a number of local and online stores, including Amazon: Go Away Deer and Rabbit Repellent Concentrate

Cannot be shipped to AK, HI.

Total Cost & Coverage per Unit

Ready To Use:

1 qt./32 oz. @ $12.66 – No coverage stated


32 oz. @ $18.91 – No coverage stated


3 lbs. @ $14.59 – No coverage stated

Application Instruction:

RTU Spray: Apply until all foliage is wet. Spray again every 3–7 days for 2–3 weeks to establish control. Once you have control over the deer, reapply every 2–4 weeks, as necessary to
maintain control.

Concentrate: Mix 1 part of product with 16 parts water to make the spray formula for establishing control. Spray every 3-7 days for 2-3 weeks. Then dilute it 1:32 and reapply every 2-4 weeks as necessary.

Granular: Applying broadcast use 1 pound per 500 sq. ft. For a perimeter barrier application sprinkle in a 6-8″ wide strip around the area you want to protect. Reapply monthly. Do not apply directly to food plants!

Actual User Comments:

Go Away Deer Repellent Spray:
“The deer repellent worked great!! Applied it while my plants were growing and did not apply it after they had reached full growth in early July and the deer never touched them all summer.” (RTU) — Amazon.com

“The product does not last that long and the deer returned and ate more of the plants I sprayed this stuff on.” — Lowes.com

“Did formula change??? Does not work as well as my previous purchases. I noticed that it does not have the same bad smell as before. (concentrate)” — Amazon.com

Go Away Deer Repellent Granules:
“So far so good in the effectivensss of this product. Avoids much of the smell of other deer repellent products. Putting a solid product in place lasts longer through rain and sprinklers than other spray products.” — Amazon.com

Refund Policy:

Satisfaction guaranteed. Apply to Bonide for a refund.

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