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How to Keep Deer & Rabbits Out of Your Garden

Deer Repellent, Rabbit Repellent and Other Tricks

deer and rabbit repellent

Deer Can Devastate a Garden

With the start of our flower farm, we were hit pretty hard by a variety of pests right out of the gate (See my first post: How to get rid of grasshoppers).  Living in a rural area at the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, there are several families of deer that roam the area, and rabbits that run wild.  Over the years, they have eaten our vegetables, chomped on our roses and nested in one of our lower fields.  So as we planted out our flowers, I wanted to start early with preventative measures.   So here is a list of methods and techniques that will hopefully help you:
Killing Grasshoppers

How to Get Rid of Grasshoppers in the Garden

Techniques to Stop Grasshoppers from Eating Flowers and Vegetables

Grasshoppers eat leaves

Grasshopper Damage

In starting our flower farm this year, we had some serious issues out of the gate with our friend the grasshopper.  Little did I know that with our heavy rain in spring, combined with years of drought, we had the perfect environment for a plague of the little critters.  Imagine my surprise, after the day before, seeing all my seedlings coming up, and the following day thinking someone was playing a joke when they were all gone.  Our 50×40 plot was infested with the little fellas.  So, here is some research onhow to get rid of grasshoppers in your garden.