- deer management
Ah, summertime! The first day of summer is here; and gardeners are ready to start a fruit garden in the backyard. There are many fruits that can be grown in the heat and can handle hot climates. Here is a list of fruits to grow in summer:
- Blackberries and raspberries
- Tomatoes (yes, they are fruit!)
There are a number of summer veggies to grow in addition to these summer fruits. Easy and delicious!
Be sure to water plants daily in the early morning hours before the brutal heat in the afternoon and protect gardens from wildlife damage with fencing and other deer management tactics.
It's March; and spring is around the corner. This is the moment gardeners have been waiting for all winter; and they are ready to dig into the ground. But, with the changing season comes challenges for growers including wildlife encounters. There are a few critters that homeowners will see more frequently this season in the [...]
Winter can be challenging for growers if they do not prepare their gardens for the snow and extreme swing in temperatures. There are many winter gardening tasks that gardeners must perform to continue growing and protect the existing plants. Here are the top tasks that gardeners must implement in November:Clean up rotting and finished plantsRemove invasive [...]
October is the best time of year to grow garlic in gardens. Garlic producers choose to grow garlic because the plant is easy to grow and requires little growing area. What's better, garlic can be grown in mild and cold climates.Garlic varieties are classified as Softneck and Hardneck. Softneck garlic grows in mild temperatures whereas Hardneck [...]
It's true, April shower bring May flowers; and while the rain helps brighten up the appearance of landscapes, it also attracts white-tailed deer to spring flowers. This is something that gardeners need to keep in-mind moving into May. May is a great time to grow a variety of flowers. Here are some flowers to plant [...]
When farmers and gardeners think about fence installation, they consider many factors: aesthetics, cost, garden protection and deer management. As growers outweigh the pros and cons of each fence type, they may see that not all fences are created equally. When we talk to growers, they say they need the strongest fence; and of course [...]
Often when we talk to customers, we hear that white-tailed deer are not only a problem; but also birds, coyotes, rabbits, raccoons and groundhogs. Although Deerbusters Fence is strong enough to keep out multiple wildlife animals at any given time, we feel that there is a single fence system that may be the answer to [...]
Just Released!4' x 100' Welded Wire Fence with 2" x 2" MeshNew product announcement: For gardeners looking for an attractive garden fencing solution to deer management, Deerbusters suggests turning to welded wire fencing. Our 4' x 100' welded wire fence rolls are especially effective against deer damage and other garden pest invasions because of its resistance [...]
An officer with the Saginaw Township Police Department climbs through a broken window at Godwin's Furniture & Mattress, 6225 State, Thursday morning, July 27, 2017. A deer broke through the window and became trapped in the store. (Michael Kransz, MLive.com )Perhaps the deer was tired and needed a bed to rest her little doe [...]
I tried being gentle, calm, nice; but the deer just weren't getting the hint to leave my garden alone.I planned my landscape accordingly and applied deer repellents to my landscape. That wasn't enough. I planted thorny rose bushes and other deer-resistant plants as a protective deer barrier; but again, I failed to keep the deer [...]