The Q&A Archives: Deer And Rabbit Control

Question: Are ther any products or substances to put on plants to discourage deer and rabbits from eating them??

Answer: There are many commercially formulated repellent sprays you can try, as well as home made versions based on pepper and/or garlic. They are available at garden centers and through catalogs such as Burpee. (800-888-1447 or Make sure to apply and reapply them as directed on the label. However, in my experience a severe problem is more effectively solved over the long term by installing a fence.

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