Organic Deer Repellent for Flowers, Vegetables and Herbs
Home gardeners are well aware of just how difficult it is to keep deer out
of their gardens. Many turn to expensive repellent sprays, that need to be
reapplied on a regular basis.
Listed below is the recipe for an inexpensive homemade and organic deer
How to Make Homemade Deer Repellent:
Put 2 or 3 old eggs in blender along with 2 Tablespoons of finely minced
garlic, a generous dash or two of cayenne pepper & tobasco sauce. Add
1 cup of water with couple drops of any cooking oil. Puree this and strain
it. Then, put it into a spray bottle. Spray once a week on flowers, shrubs
or any other plants you want to protect.
More on Organic Gardening:
Deer Netting Sheets and Tree Bags- This is another, very effective
deer control method. Deer netting is lightweight and easy to setup/take down.
Shrub and tree netting can be used year round, protecting trees and shrubs
in winter from roaming deer. The green color lets this garden netting blend
into the natural setting. Garden nylon mesh netting sheets can be used on
larger trees, and as a cover for flowers and vegetables.
More on Certified Organic Garden Seeds- the
all important starting point
Garden soil and soil amendments
Fertilizers - manures, compost
Insect repellents/insect control
Beneficial Insects - use the good bugs
to get the bad bugs