50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants: The Prettiest Annuals, Perennials, Bulbs, and Shrubs that Deer Don't Eat

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Timber Press, May 31, 2011 - Gardening - 224 pages
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Keeping your beautiful garden safe from deer is as simple as choosing the right plants.

Are deer destroying your garden? There is a solution, and it doesn’t involve fencing, barriers, or chemicals. In 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants perennial expert Ruth Rogers Clausen highlights the best, most versatile plants that deer simply don’t eat. The plant choices include annuals and perennials, shrubs, ferns, bulbs, grasses, and herbs; for each Clausen shares helpful growing and design tips. This practical, authoritative, full-color guide is a must-have solution to a must-stop problem. 

 
 

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Contents

Acknowledgments
9
Introduction
11
Help Deer Are Destroying My Garden
17
ANNUALS
43
PERENNIALS
61
SHRUBS
109
FERNS
141
BULBS
159
HERBS
177
GRASSES
195
Resources for MailOrder Plants
211
Glossary
212
Further Reading
215
Index
217
About the Author
224
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Ruth Rogers Clausen received a Quill and Trowel Award from the Garden Writers Association and has written for the American Garden Guides series. The former horticulture editor for Country Living Gardener magazine, Rogers Clausen contributes to Country Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Handbooks, and Reader’s Digest Books.

Alan L. Detrick is a professional photographer whose images of nature and gardens appear in media worldwide. He has lectured and conducted photography workshops at Maine Media Workshops, The New York Botanical Garden, Chanticleer Garden, Brookside Gardens, and Longwood Gardens, as well as for the the American Horticultural Society, the Garden Club of America, and the Garden Writers Association, where he was elected into the Hall of Fame in 2010. He is the author of Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers.

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