What can I do? Gardeners are asking themselvesand expertsthis question with increasing urgency about the deer that threaten their carefully cultivated lawns and gardens. With the increased development of suburban and rural land and the lack of natural predators, deer populations are exploding and living closer to humans than ever beforeand they’re nibbling on more beloved blooms as well. How can the deer be stopped? What plants are safe? Peter Loewer has the answers in Solving Deer Problems.
In this manual, he addresses several key topics, including plants that will withstand a whitetail attack, chemicals that can safely be used as deer repellants, fences that will keep deer away from those choice garden beds, trapping and relocating cervids and other garden pests, and numerous tricks to keep the pesky creatures out of your yard. Peter also discusses the less-prominent threat of deer-borne diseases and ticks and how to protect yourself and your pets. He even touches on car vs. deer collisions and how you can prepare yourself to achieve the best outcome incase a deer is ever caught in your headlights.
Don’t wait until your prize flowers, vegetables, or shrubs are a deer’s meal. Pick up Solving Deer Problems for all the clear answers on what you can do about your deer problem.
Peter Loewer has written and illustrated this book from his own experience in growing many kinds of plants in water. He is also a graphic artist and illustrator for biology and natural history magazines. Loewer field-tests the propagation and care of all the plants that he offers in this book from his home in Asheville, North Carolina.
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