A Better Deer Repellent Recipe

Yes, you can whip up your own foul smelling spray to deter deer from eating your plants. The popular rotten egg and garlic blend is the base of just about every homemade deer repellent recipe out there. Some people add hot sauce or cayenne pepper too. This may be overkill.
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Deer Resistant Roses Exist!

It appears that there are roses deer don’t eat! While garden shopping last spring, I couldn’t resist ordering one of these ‘deer resistant roses’ – but not because it was stated as such in the catalog. What I wanted was a large old fashioned rose bush that was fragrant, bloomed all
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Best Electronic Deer Repellent

Considering electronic deer repellent devices that rely on sound or other fear tactics? You need a better understanding of flight animals. Fear without action is a threat that only works temporarily. An 'easy to implement' deer repellent means presenting them with a deterrent.
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Deer Proof: Boot Camp for Humans

Tired of waging war on wild deer? Plants are expensive, making that venison roaming your yard some pretty pricey stuff. So, it’s no surprise you want to make it deer proof, but to win the battle you need to understand Bambi and his habits. Like any proper soldier, it helps
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Deer Proof Plants

Does such a thing exist? Well, yes they do. Still, if you’re looking for “deer proof plants” – you’ll be sad to learn that the varmints will eat several hundred different kinds. Usually deer are very selective about what they eat, leaving many of the less palatable types untouched, but
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A Deer Resistant Garden

Okay, so you live in a spot where hungry deer are foraging for any lush green tidbit they can locate. Yes, you can spray, and spray, and spray. Kind of expensive, not to mention irritating, a chore you hadn’t counted on having to remember without fail. You could also erect
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Get Rid of Deer Ticks

Got deer roaming your yard? Then you most likely do have deer ticks, which in case you haven't heard, carry Lyme Disease. Even if the deer are only passing through since you've maintained a sound deer repellent regime to protect your plants, ticks disembark whenever they're full. Wherever that may be.
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About Long Lasting Deer Repellents

How do they make a deer repellent that doesn't wash off every time it rains, or you water the garden? Well, that depends on if it's natural or chemical deer repellent, but even this can vary. There are three ways that a repellent manufacturer can make it long lasting, and
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Do Mothballs Repel Deer?

Sounds pretty cheap and easy. No mixing up smelly stuff and spraying, and since it’s not applied to plants – a lot of people think this is a great solution for the vegetable garden. Yikes! Mothballs should make you vacate the area as fast as deer do. These seemingly harmless
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Deer & Urine Repellents

It seems pretty cut and dried. Coyotes eat deer in the wild. So, making your deer think that their habitat has been invaded by predators should make them quake on their hooves. At the very least, those pesky deer should head for the hills, if not just fall down in a
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Great Cheap Deer Fence

Let’s face it, inexpensive deer fencing you can buy today is ineffective. The poles and plastic mesh are not really “cheap.” Worse still, they do little to stop deer from getting into the garden if you’re under heavy deer browse pressure. They make this stuff black so it will be
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Do Deer Eat Roses?

Yes, but never the whole shrub. Still this is no reason to avoid growing roses in your yard. You can protect your precious rose flowers if you go about it properly. Rosebushes are sweet, but they only eat the tender new growth and leaves. Naturally, this is where the rosebuds
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The 5 Best Deer Repellents

The plain and simple truth about protecting your yard is not easy to find.  Here’s the top 5 deer repellents in order of their effectiveness.  Don’t plant anything. The deer won’t bother stopping in your yard.   Barricade your property with a 10-foot tall chain link fence with a remote
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Tried These Homemade Deer Repellents Yet?

Its interesting that deer in the same county aren’t always controlled with the same deer repellents. You’d think that what works five or ten miles from your yard would give you the same effectiveness. I suspect that earlier in the season it is fawns who have yet to learn what
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Borrowing Hunter Knowledge for Deer Repellent

If you don’t hunt, or don’t have hunters in your family, you might not be aware of the fact that deer hunters don’t bathe before heading out on a hunt. They also wear dirty clothes. Why? Laundry detergent, bath soaps, shaving cream, and deodorant are all perfumed. One whiff of
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Sometimes Homemade Deer Repellents Work

Forget whipping up eggs and cayenne pepper powder. You’ll be a slave to applying it to your plants from early spring until snowfall. Do you really want to spend 8 months a year playing with smelly stuff on a weekly, perhaps daily basis? There are a few things you can
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