Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden

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Storey Publishing, Sep 1, 2011 - Gardening - 208 pages
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From nibbling on fruit bushes to destroying flower beds, unwanted deer pose a frustrating and challenging obstacle to even the most patient gardeners. Rhonda Massingham Hart provides insights into deer behavior and offers a variety of proven techniques to keep your deer problem under control. Learn how to choose the best fence types, landscape with plants deer detest, make effective homemade repellents, and much more. You’ll have all the information you need to maintain a pristine, deer-free landscape. 

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Deer proofing your yard & garden

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As deer populations increase, property owners are looking for ways to combat damage from them. Master gardener Hart (Dirt-Cheap Gardening, Storey, 1995) offers environmentally responsible methods for ... Read full review

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Comprehensive, readable and useful. Nothing really stops a hungry deer but suggestions here make it more difficult and slow them down. Read full review


1 Not Your Ordinary Problem
2 Getting to Know Deer
3 What Are the Damages
4 DeeroScaping
5 Deer Deterrents
6 The Deerproof Garden
7 Community Efforts
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Rhonda Massingham Hart is a master gardener and the author of several books including Vertical Vegetables & Fruit, The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb, and Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden. She has written articles for a variety of magazines, including Flower & Garden, Woman’s Day, and Fine Gardening. She writes extensively on organic gardening techniques and lives in Washington State.

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