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Does bone meal deter deer?
Last Updated: 18th June, 2020
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Likewise, people ask, what smells repel deer?
Repellent plants are those that are highly aromatic, in the offensive scent category for deer. These are often perennial herbs such as artemisia, tansy, and yarrow. Culinary herbs such as mint, thyme, tarragon, oregano, dill, and chives can also be interplanted throughout the garden.
Likewise, what is the best natural deer repellent? Recipes for Homemade Deer Repellent Spray. The most effective natural, homemade deer deterrent is a spray made of putrid smells, namely eggs, garlic, and chili peppers. All you have to do is spray the mixture on your plants, and deer will not go near due to the offensive fragrance that the spray gives off.
Beside above, how does blood meal repel deer?
Spread the dry blood meal around your plants at the rate of 3 1/3 pounds per 1,000 square feet. Keep the blood meal off the leaves because it can burn them. This method typically works only until it rains or you water your garden; after the blood meal soaks into the soil, it's less effective as a deer repellant.
How do you repel deer naturally?
How to Protect Your Trees and Plants from Deer
- Eliminate deer attractants.
- Keep deer-attracting plants closer to your home.
- Maintain your landscape.
- Spray them with a motion-activated sprinkler.
- Add levels to your yard.
- Let your dog spend plenty of time in the yard.
- Use plants and shrubs as taste-based repellents.