John Van Etten, former grounds superintendent at the Mohonk Mountain House in upstate New York, recommends 15 plants that deer won’t eat; your experience, of course, may differ. For a list of deer-resistant plants in your area, contact your local extension agent. To learn more about the plants shown below, click on the images to see their Plant Guide Profiles.
Perennials and annuals
Trees and shrubs
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