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New Deer-Control Product

by Charlie Nardozzi


Deer browsing on shrubs, trees, flowers, and vegetables is a big problem throughout the country. Some gardeners fence out the deer, others try various taste and smell deterrents. Here?s another product to add to the arsenal of deer controls.

Deer Fortress is a nontoxic, dried blood-based repellent that?s offensive to deer but the smell is hardly noticeable to humans. It?s enclosed in a weatherproof container that protects the repellent from rain, reducing the need to reapply it. To be most effective, hang or place containers on stakes every 4 to 8 feet in the garden starting early in the season before deer find your plantings. The repellent is purported to last the entire growing season, but it's not effective in winter.

For more information on Deer Fortress, go to: Deer Fortress.

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