Deter Deer With Eco-Friendly Gardening

Eco-friendly gardening helps plantings stay healthy and remain beautiful.
To preserve the health and beauty of your landscape, use eco-friendly gardening measures to safely deter deer. Among the many benefits of a damage-free garden is pollinator access to flowering plants.

There are many eco-friendly gardening measures that are easy on the environment and effective at deterring deer. And using environmentally-sound approaches brings exponential benefits, such as added beauty and a haven for pollinators. Read on for tips on how to deliver gentle “get-going” messages to deer!

Perimeter Plantings

For an effective way to deter deer with eco-friendly gardening, establish a living fence around your property. Many bushes and herbs create unpleasant sensory experiences for deer, through scent, taste and texture.

Highly aromatic plants deer don’t like include Garlic, Rosemary and Peonies. Turn off a deer’s taste buds with Daffodils, Foxglove and Poppies. Textures with a strong tickle factor are Agave, Lamb’s Ears and Sunflowers.

For a denser border, add some evergreens deer don’t usually bother: American Holly; Arrowwood Viburnum; Caryopteris Blue Mist Shrub; Dwarf Alberta Spruce; and Juniper. Here is an excellent list of deer resistant plants by growing area.

The Obstacle Course

Outdoor furniture and garden art add interest to the landscape, as well as circumvent the deer’s beeline to blooms. Another way to make it inconvenient for deer to browse is to plant on slopes, and place container plantings on decks. Deer don’t like to climb, so they generally avoid plants not on ground level.

Perennials To Attract And Repel

Another eco-friendly gardening tactic that will deter deer as well as add floral splendor is a plant barrier around your garden. What better combination can one ask for besides perennials that are magnets for pollinators but also repulse deer? Blue Wild Indigo, Gaillardia, Monarda, Salvia, and Yarrow are some of the many examples of such garden marvels. Pollinators will thank you for preventing deer from decimating the blooms needed to pollinate the world’s seed plants.

Eco-Friendly Gardening With Bobbex

Key to protecting your plants is coating them with eco-friendly Bobbex Deer Repellent.

#1 Rated Bobbex has been effectively and safely protecting plants for over 30 years. It all began when chemist and avid gardener Robert Ecsedy (known as Bob X) combined fish products into an “earth-friendly” solution and applied it to his plants. Upon discovering deer stayed away from this liquid fertilizer, Bob X experimented with formulas to create an eco-friendly product that would stop deer damage. Mission accomplished. Bobbex Repellents were born. Visit this link to learn more about the history of Bobbex.

How Bobbex Works

Bobbex Deer Repellent works by repelling deer with unpleasant smells and tastes. Some of the eco-friendly ingredients include putrescent eggs, fish meal, garlic, clove oils and more. The odor will only be detected by people for 24 hours, but much longer by deer. Apply Bobbex all year to plant buds, flowers, leaves, and stems. It is easy to apply, long lasting and won’t wash off. All Bobbex products are safe for people, pets, wildlife and aquatic life.

Mother Nature’s Quiet Help

What better way to ease deer off your property than with some assistance from Mother Nature? Plantings around the perimeter, on slopes, and bordering your garden will bring gentle, effective deer deterrence to the landscape. Add Bobbex plant protection and you have an eco-friendly gardening plan that will deliver exceptional beauty and bounty.

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