- deer repellents
Spring and summer are prime seasons for deer damage on lawns and gardens; and it's no wonder why: plants are abundant and deer are ready to make their move.
In the summertime, the weather is toasty; and deer are not interested in moving too much in the afternoon sun for food. Instead, bucks and doe will move in the early morning and late evening hours to hunt and bring back food to young fawns that are tucked away in a hidden location away from people and predatory animals.
To protect plants from deer browsing in summer, home growers will need to be proactive in implementing effective deer management strategies around home gardens including: the installation of a 7.5' to 8' deer fence; home grown deer-resistant plants around a deer fence and sprinkling deer repellents around the yard.
These tactics are the best way to rid deer from landscapes in the summer and beyond.
There are over 40 million white-tailed deer roaming throughout North America; and the overpopulation of deer is leading to organized deer culls. But, how effective is deer culling as a deer management strategy?Sure, in deer hunting terminology, deer culling is the "removal" of deer and minimizes the overpopulation issue in one region and, 200+ deer [...]
Social distancing is a term that was created in lieu of the Coronavirus, aka COVID-19. It's a way for family, friends, pets, and community members to stay safe from the spread of the flu-like virus while out, keeping a distance of at least 6 feet. Since we are doing this with people and pets, can [...]
Like other wildlife in the animal kingdom, deer have their friends and their foes. To protect themselves from becoming deer meat, they hide in the woods away from such predatory animals including wolves, mountain lions, bears, jaguars, and coyotes.Homeowners that wish to rid whitetails from lawns and gardens may choose to apply wolf or coyote animal urine to [...]
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 [...]
When gardeners have had enough of deer damaging their flowerbeds, they typically turn to the internet for help finding the best deer management strategies. More often than not, they find results advising home growers to use low cost deer repellents on landscapes including animal urine from wolves and coyotes. Here are the pros and cons [...]
Homeowners that have had enough of deer damage to homegrown fruits and vegetables usually turn to different deer management strategies to rid deer from lawns and gardens. Because home growers are usually looking for the most effective, but cheapest option, they turn to deer repellents. While it's great to take steps to keep deer at [...]
Now that spring is here, gardeners are excited to feel warmer weather and get started on planting crops in the garden including carrots,onions, peppers, tomatoes and an array of leafy greens. But, before planting, there are many gardening tasks this April that must be performed to guarantee healthy growing cycles. Here is what needs to [...]
Sometimes, we as consumers, associate the best with being the most expensive; but that is not always the case. However, as far as deer management goes, let's take a look at why the least expensive action isn't the wiser choice in the long run. Deer Repellents are the cheapest deer management method on the market. The [...]
Wednesday (March 20, 2019) begins the first day of Spring; and while gardeners are excited to see life in the garden, they are thinking more about plants, not wildlife. This spring, wild animals including, white-tailed deer, coyotes, rabbits and groundhogs will be inviting themselves into gardens. They have been hungry for months; some in hibernation, and they [...]