deer

  • Javelina
    How-To

    Deterring Deer, Rabbits, and Javelinas From Southwestern Gardens

    Gardeners invest time, money, dedication, and care into their gardens. Many of us wait for special plants to display their dazzling show of blooms, leaf colors, and fruit at unique…

  • Design

    Dodging the Deer with Containers

    I am Surinder Chadha, I live in Old Tappan in northern New Jersey. Gardening has been my hobby since childhood. In Old Tappan, we are overrun by deer, chipmunks, and…

  • Design

    Plants the Deer Don’t Eat

    Susan Esche has been facing the same problem as many gardeners: hungry deer. My rural garden near a lake is becoming increasingly popular with the local deer, and this is…

  • Design

    A Design That Defies Deer and Drought

    Julia Zarcone and David Patmore have been embracing the green movement for most of their lives. Their home sits on a 3-acre hilltop in Los Altos Hills outside of the…

  • Article

    Made for Shade

    Today’s photos come from Karen Holmen: I am a long-time gardener in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. What started as a small backyard garden has grown over many years to a…

  • 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…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Oh, Deer

    Is there any way to prevent crop razing? Topics discussed in this article include dogs, repellents, behavior modification, and fences.