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How do I keep deer from eating my tomatoes?
Last Updated: 4th January, 2020
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Keeping this in view, how do you keep deer from eating your vegetables?
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.
Similarly, 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.
Secondly, are tomatoes toxic to deer?
Nightshade : Many nightshade family plants are poisonous to deer and other ruminants. Deer resistant vegetables in the nightshade family include tomatoes and tomatillos, potatoes, eggplant, and some peppers. Other plants toxic to deer : Rhubarb and cucumber leaf are toxic to deer.
Do coffee grounds keep deer away?
Spread Coffee Grounds Around Your Garden Coffee is a safe and environmentally friendly way to repel unwanted animals and pests from your garden. There are numerous benefits of coffee grounds in the garden, including fertilizing the soil and repelling unwanted pests and animals, like deer.