Some thoughts on landscape design, materials, gardening in general and the work I'm doing just now.

Friday, January 11, 2013

Deer Eating your Landscape?

Try MILK as a deer repellent! So says George W. Longenecker in an article in the Jan/Feb Horticulture magazine. The Executive Director of the West Virginia Botanic Garden claims that a spray of diluted milk (one part milk to three parts water) will effectively keep the deer at bay through a number of rains! I never heard of this one but I'm ready to try it. Sounds really interesting

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