Deer Proofing Your Yard and Garden

Deer Proofing Your Yard and Garden

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Dealing with deer is a challenge for many gardeners and homeowners, but in Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden, master gardener Rhonda Massingham Hart tells homeowners exactly what they need to know: which commercial repellents are most (and least) effective, how to make homemade deterrents, and how to create a landscape designed to repel deer. This book is

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Dealing with deer is a challenge for many gardeners and homeowners, but in Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden, master gardener Rhonda Massingham Hart tells homeowners exactly what they need to know: which commercial repellents are most (and least) effective, how to make homemade deterrents, and how to create a landscape designed to repel deer. This book is your best defense against unwanted deer.

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“…a practical…paperback that offers beleaguered homeowners advice on designing a garden that deer will find unappealing.” —Country Living

“This paperback book tells you…how to confuse deer and how to design a landscape that deer won’t like.” —Austin American-Statesman

“The book teaches you how to create a landscape to deter deer, which deer products work, and which ones don’t.” —Des Moines Register

“This handy guide offers steps to make gardens less appetizing using effective, environmentally responsible techniques.” —Indianapolis Star


“Hart…not only gives deer-proofing ideas, but she explains deer behavior and preferences so readers can better under what attracts and deters the animals.” —Akron Beacon Journal

“…Hart helps homeowners develop a strategy to discourage uninvited diners…” —Akron Beacon Journal

“…Hart’s compilation of research, product information, and source lists is sure to be valued by those dealing with this problem . . . highly recommended for public libraries, particularly in suburban and rural locations.” —Library Journal

“If deer raids on the garden are a problem, here is the solution.” —Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580175852
Publisher:
Storey Books
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
286,865
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Rhonda Massingham Hart is a master gardener and the author of Vertical Vegetables & Fruit, The Dirt-Cheap Green Thumb, Deerproofing Your Yard & Garden, and Squirrel Proofing Your Home & Garden. She has written articles for a variety of magazines, including Flower & Garden, Woman’s Day, and Fine Gardening. She writes extensively on organic gardening techniques and lives in Washington State.

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