How do I keep the deer from eating my perennials?


This year the deer have been feasting off my perennials. What is recommended to keep them from doing this? I don’t want anything too smelly to keep people inside! 


Pamela Hargest, Horticulture Professional

I encourage you to get in touch with USDA APHIS Program, who can help with your wildlife questions (damage control) (207) 629-5181, 79 Leighton Rd., Suite 12, Augusta, ME  04330.

In the meantime, I encourage you to check out this Maine Home Garden News article about Protecting Your Yard and Garden from Deer.