Full Sun Plants And Deer Resistand Plant - Knowledgebase Question

San Rafael, CA
Question by miguelangelv
April 8, 2002
Deer resistant plants?


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Answer from NGA
April 8, 2002

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Deer can be a real problem, and lists of deer-resistant plants exist, but if deer are really hungry they'll eat just about anything.

Sprays of egg solids, hot pepper oil and other such ingredients are available and may help some, especially when the deer "pressure" is not too high. Human hair (from the local barber shop) in bags made of hosery and perfumed soaps have worked for me when they had other options to feed upon. Finally, here are some sites that may help you find those plants they prefer to avoid. Keep in mind that plants recommended for another part of the country may not do well in your area:

http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/ho...

http://www.tpoint.net/neighbor...

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu...

http://aggie-horticulture.tamu...
Good luck with your garden!

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