|'I love roses!'|
2. Study deer-resistant lists anyway, and select plants you’d like to try. Ask your neighbors what works for them: “Deer Country 3.”
3. Be a persistent sprayer if you use deer-resistant sprays: “Deer Country 3.”
|'Clover's sweet, dear, but wait until you taste hostas'|
5. Plant resistant varieties. For shrubs: “Deer Country 8.” For trees: “Deer Country 9.” For annual flowers: “Deer Country 10.” For perennial flowers: “Deer Country 11, 12, 13, & 14.”
|'First one to run loses the does'|
This completes “Deer Country” postings based on the Power Point program that I created and which fellow Master Gardener Donna W. and I present to gardeners in Howard County (Maryland) and nearby counties. From time to time, as new information becomes available, I’ll post a new “Deer Country Extra,” so please check back occasionally.
|'Do I smell tulips?'|
You might be interested to know that the most-read “Deer Country” posting to date (March 20) is “Deer Country 6: Eating & Rubbing Shrubs & Trees,” with more than 120 page views. For all postings on AncientGardenerBlog, more than 95% of readers live in the United States, but they also come from the United Kingdom, Canada, and Russia and occasionally from Germany, India, Slovenia, Australia, China, and Ukraine, according to statistics that BlogSpot automatically records.
I hope you have learned information about deer and veggies, shrubs, trees, and flowers that will help you grow the gardens you’d like to have even though you live in Deer Country.