Synopses & Reviews
I once believed all those myths about Bambi. I saw the movie, Adler admits. Now a homeowner and a gardener, he has changed his tune. 'Deer are a scourge. They invade our yards and eat our precious plants, shrubs, fruits, and vegetables.' They carry dangerous diseases. And the worst part is, they're nearly impossible to keep out of backyard gardens. As adaptable as squirrels, deer will jump fences, trample flowers, even enter your house - all in search of a good meal. Adler offers over one hundred truly ingenious methods for outwitting these voracious ungulates. With Outwitting Deer, you'll learn how to: identify deer presence in your yard; make homemade repellents; buy commercial deterrents that work; landscape your garden to repel deer; protect yourself and your family from Lyme disease; prevent deer-vehicle collisions; get involved with population-management techniques; develop long-term, successful anti-deer strategies; and more. Armed with Outwitting Deer, you will keep your gardens and backyards safe from the armies of these lovely but ravenous animals. A must for all vegetable and flower gardeners, suburban homeowners, rural residents, and anyone with a yard at stake. (51/2 X 81/4, 192 pages, b&w photos, charts)
Contains ingenious methods and proven techniques to prevent deer from devouring your garden and destroying your yard.