"We have a herd of about 30 deer, everything from Bambi to Grandpa Buck living in our back acreage. They are constantly going through our garden looking for dessert. I mainly grow plants they don't like but their preferences seem to be on the…"
"So my company has started selling Natura product. It is a 2 step system the Plant saver spray then the Mycotabs wich contain a bitrex & 30 species beneficial mycrohizzal fungi/bacteria. So far so good.
And for ANYONE who is interested in trying…"
"Ali and Diane, I live way out in the country with one close neighbor who's wife works. If I'm outside and have to "do no.1, I have no problem going outside. Haven't noticed that it deters the deer in any way. …"
"Has anyone had success with having your husband (or male friend) let's just say, "mark his territory" around susceptible deer magnets? I was told it works, but I guess some people might be put off by the idea."
The small pink flowers are dianthus, possibly also called cheddar pinks. They have very little root system...mostly just lie on the ground. The only one I've seen lately in mail order is brighter pink.
"Unfortunately we lose them about November and can't grow much except with heat under lights until sun returns in March. Petunias especially need some heat to start them again in January here. A mild winter I can sometimes save one but…"
"Elizabeth, that one is Quasar. It's my first year with it and I think it's a winner! All these get various amounts of morning sun even though there's a tree above & in front, I still have to water them daily due to wilting by noon…"
"I water at least once every hot day and fertilize with water soluble at least once a week, sometimes more when temperatures and sun are full blast as they were in June and July. They do not get full south sun either---either east or west is what I…"