Spit Rail Fence--Deer Deterrent?

Discussion in 'Landscape Maintenance' started by VO Landscape Design, Aug 1, 2010.

  1. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,082

    The electric wire is strung along on insulators, so it doesn't touch the wood or anything else. We have a split rail on one place, that the deer can't reach through, to eat anything, so we have an electric on the other side of the plants, close enuf to the split rail, that they can't/won't walk in between.

    The concept to keep in mind is that, they won't be standing within 3' of the wire, to browse on anything. Less distance with less zapping power. We always get the best possible zap.
  2. Kartanimal29

    Kartanimal29 LawnSite Member
    from Ct.
    Messages: 209

    I've always been told that deer don't like Milorganite and it's great for anything that grows.
  3. cutbetterthanyou

    cutbetterthanyou LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,178

    NO wonder does anyone really like the smell of the stuff.

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