Solving Deer Problems: How to Deerproof Your Yard and Garden

Solving Deer Problems: How to Deerproof Your Yard and Garden

by Peter Loewer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632205353
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 06/16/2015
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 1,248,666
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Peter Loewer has contributed to many national gardening magazines and is the author and illustrator of many gardening books, including The Wild Gardener, called one of the 75 Great Gardening Books by the American Horticultural Society. He contributes to The Wild Gardener, broadcast in Western North Carolina by Asheville-FM. He teaches Art History and Pen & Ink Drawing at AB-Tech Community College and sits on the board of the Colburn Earth Science Museum. His work is in the permanent collection of Carnegie Mellon’s Hunt Institute of Botanical Documentation.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 All About Deer 5

Chapter 2 Thoughts About Deer (and a Few Other Garden Animals) 25

Chapter 3 The Triple Threat 43

Chapter 4 The Wonderful World of Fencing 67

Chapter 5 Solutions on Your Own 85

Chapter 6 A Product Roundup of Chemical Deer Repellents-and a Few Others That Annoy or Shoot! 97

Chapter 7 Lions and Tigers and Moles 107

Chapter 8 Stone Gardens, Container Gardens, and Moss Gardens 121

Chapter 9 Plants Unpopular with Deer 147

Chapter 10 Some Great Flowering Plants from a California Nursery 257

Chapter 11 If You Can't Beat 'em, Join 'em 283

Appendix 1 Wildlife and Conservation Agencies in the United States 293

Appendix 2 Deer Depredation Permits 297

Index 305

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