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    Deer resistant flowering plants

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    oceanna

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    Deer resistant flowering plants

    Post by oceanna on Fri Jan 27, 2012 1:36 pm

    In recent years, the great increases of deer entering residential neighborhoods in the US has sounded an alarm with many gardeners. While most people love deer, and enjoy seeing them, they are not amused when "Bambi" walks in and strips a newly-planted vegetable garden, wildflower planting, or display of beautiful spring tulips.

    The obvious solutions are sometimes difficult. A homeowner can fence a vegetable plot, but that's not usually possible when people are trying to landscape a larger area. Also, the whole idea of flower gardens, wild or not-so-wild, is to create a beautiful landscape. A secure fence is not usually part of the plan. So more and more of our customers are asking, "What flowers are deer proof?." Well, read on.


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    Re: Deer resistant flowering plants

    Post by islandgrl on Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:59 pm

    I have most of those plants but I sure wish they had some that would deter the wildlife. No sign of deer damage since hunting season but who knows. They might show up when everything is budding in the Spring.

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