Plants deer do not like…
If your garden is anything like mine, you have seen a deer lurking around at some point, or have seen the leftovers in the morning of a late night snack being had.
Man…I love deer, but……man!
We have had “grandmother deer” (that is how intimately we know each other) with her front hooves on the back deck, eating some green tomatoes from the wicking beds.
In an effort to spare some of your harvest, here are some ideas to include into your space. Plants deer do not like. And, if planted strategically, could hide the plants they do. It is important to find a variety that will thrive in your climate zone, and a variety that is not a local noxious weed.
This will be an ever growing list, so if you know of a plant deer do not like that’s not on the list, leave a comment and I will add it.
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Butterfly (Milk) weed
Other plants that deer do not like but are more beneficial to humans (edible, medicinal, etc) include: