Ah...those pesky deer

I've lived with deer in my ornamental and vegetable garden for 25 years now. I first tried to tempt them with their own plants, water, and even a salt link to keep them outside my garden areas. Didn't work...just became an invitation to explore more. So I set out to find if there are deer management ideas that might actually work. Here's a short list that I found helpful. Of course there is nothing that will permanently and completely work. Mask smells that deer like with aromatic plants, like sages. Deer and elk tend to leave Salvias alone. One theory is that they don't like the fragrance or taste of sage chemicals. Strategically planting sages near vegetable gardens or fruit trees ma

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