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  • tk4454
    started a topic Keep deer out of my beds

    Keep deer out of my beds

    I was asked by a client for ways to keep the deer out of his yard, he said he tried a certain type of plant, and some bar soap, but wanted to know other ways as if that stuff wasn't working. Anyone know of any other methods?

  • Steve
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    That is a great idea!

    I bet some home owners would love them to keep people from walking dogs on their lawn too! LOL

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  • jskew113
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    The best thing that I have found to keep deer out is a motion activated sprinkler like this:

    http://www.havahart.com/store/animal...nts/spray-away

    I live in a fairly rural area and there are deer everywhere. I have a mulch customer who basically lives in the woods and he turned me on to the product. Completely passive system. No re-applications of sprays, no fences. Just need a water hose. Not great for getting a recurring bill, but very effective.

    I was curious just how well it would work. I live on a farm and can see 15-20 deer from my house almost every night. I set up a couple Indian Hawthorne, which deer go crazy for, and set up one of the sprinklers. Came back the next morning and they hadn't been touched. Left it set up for a couple days and still nothing. If I would have left them out overnight without the sprinklers out I'm very confident they would have been picked clean. The customers I have recommended it to have been extremely happy.

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  • kslawn
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    try coyote piss! you can get it at any sporting goods store..

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  • The Cleaning Doctor
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    Keep deer out of my beds
    I usually just shut the bedroom door.

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  • CHEESE2009
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    Land mines will work best.

    When you hear an explosion, it's time to turn the bbq on.

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  • Steve
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    Something that might help you sell a deer fence is that if deer are on the property, so might deer ticks that carry lyme disease.

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  • Grass Doctor
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    simple salt pepper will do the job buddy

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  • SNethercutt
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    Check out some of the products from Bonide. I have heard lots of great things from the resident lawn and garden expert in houston. He reccomends it quite a bit. just a thought.

    I still prefer to use a .378 Weatherby Mag... its all prefrence thought.

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  • SECTLANDSCAPING
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    Theres all kinds of plants, sprays, sounds, thats are suppose to work but if a deer is hungry enough he just wont give a ****.

    Do as steve said and build a fence. Its the most profitable solution for your business too.

    OR find a guy on cragslist looking for land to hunt on. I see a post every few weeks from a bow hunter.

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  • Steve
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    Would they consider installing any sort of deer fencing?

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  • kslawn
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    Try this web site www.cbm-march.com/nixalite has all kinds of stuff for pests deer,squirrels, etc...then look under - animal control repelents.
    Last edited by kslawn; 04-03-2013, 09:57 AM.

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  • kslawn
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    My aunt said she has a book, she's going to see if she can find it for me but, said it has a spray that you can put where you dont want the deer & is soposed to work good,, you could also fence yourself in & them out too! some people have put wrap arround tree's & plants as well & works for the most part, like burlap...

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  • LawnBoy0311
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    Pass my info along to them. But tell them the blood splatter will wash out after a while.

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  • The Cleaning Doctor
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    Small pack of wolves or a bear maybe?

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