Deer Proofing Your Yard and Garden
This book should really be called 101 ideas for
hopefully keeping deer at bay. As any one who has dealt with deer in the garden
knows, it is not one thing you do, but a combination of techniques that insures
a minimal amount of damage to the garden. And, this book is chock full of
suggestions about creating your perfect landscape and keeping your deer sweet
sanity at the same time. Rhonda Massingham Hart compels us to understand the
deer and its life by going into details of their traits and habits.
deer resistant plants and includes some roses which seem to be less
appetizing than others. Not surprising her list comprises many herbs, such as
Rosemary, Oregano and Thyme. She organizes her selections into several garden
plans based on what kind of setting you may have. There is a comprehensive
review of fencing methods and repellants that are currently on the market. And,
while we do NOT condone the use of electrical dog collars or thiram fungicide
sprayed on your plants, this is a most thorough discussion that should be read
by all who have suffered deer damage to their gardens.