The Q&A Archives: deer resistant shrubbery

Question: I enjoy having deer in & around our property & don't want to use anything to harm them, so I'd like some tips on plants I can use that they will leave alone.

Answer: Unfortunately, there is no absolute list of plants deer will avoid. However, you may find the following lists helpful in deciding what to experiment with. (You may need to cut and paste the complete url into your browser to make it work correctly.)

In many cases, gardeners eventually decide that a tall fence is the most reliable long term protection for their plants. Good luck with your landscaping!

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