John Van Etten

  • How-To

    Effective Deer Deterrents

    Observe the yearly patterns of deer and target your controls accordingly

  • Design

    15 Deer-Resistant Plants

    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…

  • How-To

    Understand Deer Browsing Behavior to Better Protect the Garden

    Managing 500 acres of grounds at a historical landmark resort can be very challenging, especially with a burgeoning herd of deer, and John Van Etten, horticulturist at Lake Mohonk Mountain…