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Deer Movement In Spring

Posted by Jennifer Smith on

Excited about Spring? You aren't alone. Deer eat nothing but twigs and leaves in the wintertime; and once spring begins to bloom, deer are ready to dive into home gardens to get first dibs on plants. 

Deer will approach lawns and gardens without hesitation; but they will do so in the early morning and late evening hours when homeowners are asleep or away from their homes. They will not say no to fruits, vegetables, nuts and anything they find from home gardens. 

Spring is prime time for deer damage in gardens; and home growers must be prepared for the influx of deer they will see in gardens. Before spring, it is recommended that gardeners implement deer management strategies including: deer fence installation (7.5-8 foot high); planting deer-resistant flowers; and sprinkling deer repellents on the yard to keep deer at bay.

February Plants To Grow

Why wait until spring to begin a fruit and vegetable garden? There are plenty of plants to grow in February that can be enjoyed later in spring and summer. Here is a list of plants to grow in February:Vegetables: In some climates, it is appropriate to begin growing tomatoes. However, in most of the country, [...]

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Deer Damage Persists In Winter

When we think of winter, we think about bare trees; lack of natural resources and dried out vegetable gardens; however, just because food is not growing as much in winter as in spring doesn't mean deer damage won't be a concern. In Fall,deer noticed that natural resources were dwindling; but now that winter is here, whitetails [...]

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Deer Diet In Autumn

Like people, deer love to eat; and now that it is officially the fall gardening season, whitetails have eyes on cool weather crops to indulge. In the summertime, they had their fix of fruits from home orchards and fruit gardens; but now, they want more veggies in their systems. That's why vegetable gardeners will want [...]

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Panicking Deer Leap To Death On Highway

A herd of deer leaped to their deaths from a highway bridge in Iowa, leaving horrified drivers in shock after watching the “panicked” animals perish.Catherine Veerhusen and her husband spotted the herd — a buck and three does — while driving along the Cedar Rapids bridge Sunday. The couple then saw the buck dart across [...]

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Your crops may be in danger if you don't use...

  Often, deer use their noses to nuzzle-down underneath a fence; and that is why ground stakes are such a necessary purchase when installing a deer fence from   Ground stakes are meant to hold down a fencing system; but they are also commonly used in camping to hold down a tent and gardening. No [...]

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How to Install Deer Fence

As the industry leader for deer fencing, Deerbusters knows that we have quality products that will leave a lasting impression – a well-built fence that keeps out pests and maintains your attractive garden. But, do you, the customer, know how to use the products we offer on View the following Deerbusters deer fence installation guides that fit your [...]

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