STEP UP YOUR GUARD AGAINST DEER DAMAGE THIS WINTER
Now is NOT the time to let down your guard against gnawing critters, especially deer, that wreak havoc on gardens and landscapes. Cold winter months can cause deer to devastate plants, even those that are not normally on their radar. I have never seen the extensive damage to unprotected evergreen hollies like I saw last…Read More
Stop Deer in Their Tracks!
Spring is a joyful time for gardeners as we begin a new season in our flower and vegetable gardens. Each day brings new delights as we watch tender new growth emerge from winter dormant plants or from seed. Then the nightmare begins. We are devastated to see plants chewed or sheared to the ground. We…Read More
Protect Plants from Deer Damage this Winter
Winter is fast approaching…and so are the deer as they target your tasty shrubs and trees. Stop them in their tracks by using Plantskydd – a highly effective, organic repellent that works for months. Plantskydd is Swedish for ‘plant-protection’. It was first developed in Sweden to protect vast tree plantations from browsing deer, rabbits and…Read More
No More Deer Damage!
SPRING IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER – AND SO ARE DEER AND RABBITS!
This is the point in winter when many of us count down the days until spring is officially here. We scan the landscape for the first signs of fresh, green growth emerging from warming ground. Sadly we aren’t the only ones on the lookout! Deer and rabbits are ‘smackin’ their lips’, ready to swoop down…Read More
WINTER IS COMING…AND SO ARE NIBBLING DEER
Okay, I confess. I think deer look adorable, especially little fawns, but I DETEST the damage they do to my gardens. And winter is a time when they can severely ‘prune’ my shrubs. One of my good friends nicknames deer ‘the devil’s minions’. Stop the madness by simply using an organic, OMRI (Organic Materials Review…Read More
Clematis, Salvia, Coral Bark Maple and Deer Repellant
Clematis ‘Stand By Me’ This is a striking blue flowered bush Clematis. It only grows to 38”. ‘Stand By Me’ peak bloom time is May and June, although there is some re-bloom during summer months. After it is finished blooming, attractive cream thread-like seed heads draw the eye. Broad, green foliage completes the package of…Read More
Pot ’em Up!
The green checkered flag is waving and potting soil is flying as gardeners race to their potting benches! The spring craze is here for starting seeds and cuttings as well as planting colorful containers. Many of you have heard me raving about my awesome self-watering containers that can go for WEEKS without watering. My two…Read More
PREVENT DEER AND RABBIT DAMAGE: DON’T GET CAUGHT WITH YOUR GUARD DOWN!
We are not alone as we watch with eager anticipation for tender new growth to appear in the garden. Deer, rabbits and other ‘consumers’ are also on high alert. Sabotage their plans by applying organic Plantskydd Deer and Rabbit Repellent to/around their tasty targets. This 100% guaranteed top-performing repellent is effective for up to three…Read More
Happy Hellebores and Heliopsis ‘Tuscan Sun’
Happy Hellebores Hellebores are like rays of glorious sunshine in early spring. They promise warmer weather ahead. There are approximately 20 different species of this deer and rabbit resistant perennial. Flowers can have single or double petals and range in color from pink, red, white, purple, green, yellow, and almost black. Green Hellebore (Helleborus viridis)…Read More