Repel Deer Naturally: Thanks for reminder

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Repel Deer Naturally

By threegardeners
October 25, 2012

Irish Spring soap sliced 1 inch thick and tied to a 2 foot stake will repel deer.

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Name: Caroline Scott
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CarolineScott
Oct 24, 2012 8:44 PM CST
I don't have deer here, but my son does where he lives.
I will pass the tip along.
I wonder if it would work on the hares which eat my plants in the middle of the night?
Going to try it next spring.
Name: Lee Anne Stark
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threegardeners
Oct 25, 2012 6:11 AM CST
Glad to help!

I use blood meal to repel rabbits...works like a charm, but if you have dogs they tend to be attracted to it.
Name: Jean
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rocklady
Oct 25, 2012 10:00 AM CST
Thanks for this very useful tip. We have loads of deer where we live in AR.
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

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KyWoods
Oct 25, 2012 12:03 PM CST
I wonder if that soap is cheaper by the case... Rolling on the floor laughing Sad
Name: Jean
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rocklady
Oct 25, 2012 2:21 PM CST
KyWoods said:I wonder if that soap is cheaper by the case... Rolling on the floor laughing Sad


Me, too Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing Rolling on the floor laughing
Any day you wake up on the sunny side of the grass is a good day.

"The moving hand writes and having writ moves on. Neither all thy piety nor all thy wit can lure it back to cancel half a line nor all thy tears wash out a word of it." The Rubiyat by Omar Khayyam
Name: Clarence Poole
Western, North Carolina (Zone 7a)
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koiguy
Nov 14, 2012 2:37 PM CST
The best way I've found and works for me is mothballs,works on rabbits,deer,snakes,and belive you me here in western,n.c. I got them all.
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LindaTX8
Apr 29, 2013 9:52 AM CST
I repel them with a fence. But so far this year, I have seen no deer. The penstemon blooms on the front slope above the road are safe so far. I kind of miss them, but hopefully they moved to a place that has more food for them.
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