Need a good deer repellent.

Discussion in 'Landscape Architecture and Design' started by TheKingNJ, May 23, 2007.

  1. TheKingNJ

    TheKingNJ LawnSite Senior Member
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    In my area the deer destroy everything any suggestions for a spray or granular deer repellent. I haven’t found anything that works very well unless it is sprayed everyday.
     
  2. PaperCutter

    PaperCutter LawnSite Bronze Member
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  3. PatriotLandscape

    PatriotLandscape LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MA
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    we use deer fence with good results.
     
  4. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    How about a sacrificial deer feeder? I have yet to have deer munch on my plants when I feed them corn...though maybe I am just lucky or dont have the right plants.
     
  5. unit28

    unit28 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I use a ghille suit.
    When they get close, I just grab them and put 'em in the oven.
     
  6. TheKingNJ

    TheKingNJ LawnSite Senior Member
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    we feed them corn everyday. I guess it just makes them feel more comfortable at our house.
     
  7. green_mark

    green_mark LawnSite Senior Member
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    Try our Blistering Defense it sticks around for about 30 days. Spray it on the foliage and it makes it taste like a hot spice and they most commonly won't eat it.
     
  8. cgaengineer

    cgaengineer LawnSite Fanatic
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    I was going to suggest a .308 with a 150gr soft point but figured it may upset some people around here.
     
  9. zz4guy

    zz4guy LawnSite Senior Member
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    How about a 12 guage.... :gunsfirin

    Cheap and effective.
     
  10. BQLC

    BQLC LawnSite Senior Member
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    that was my thoughts as well :gunsfirin :gunsfirin

    But on a serious note my Grandfather gets human hair from his barber and spreads it around his garden He says the smell of people helps keep them away.
     

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