Category Archives: Deer Behavior

Fall Deer Activity – Preparing and Protecting Your Garden

Dealing with deer changes from season to season, and you will have the best impact on keeping your property safe if you change when their behavior changes. In this case, getting to know how deer are going to act in … Continue reading

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Why Are the Deer Eating My Tomatoes?

It’s bad enough that you spend all summer fighting against the ravages of insect pests and unreliable weather to keep your vegetable garden thriving, but then still end up losing your plants to roaming deer. Why are they eating your … Continue reading

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Garden and Lawn Plants that Resist Deer Damage

Though deer are notorious foragers and can wreak havoc on a vegetable garden if they are hungry in your yard, there are a few plants they definitely will ignore. Whether it’s the taste or the smell, some vegetables are not … Continue reading

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Summer Deer Behavior and the Damage it Can Cause

Living near wooded areas can be lovely until wildlife comes visiting to cause damage to your yard or garden. In particular, deer can be a real nuisance. While they are a problem any time of year, there are some aspects … Continue reading

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Signs that Deer Are On Your Property

Seeing a deer can be a lovely experience, though they can also be a serious nuisance in the yard. The problem is that you can have a persistent deer problem without ever actually seeing a deer. The trick is to … Continue reading

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The Impact of Reproductive Seasonality Cycle for Deer on Humans

The reproductive cycle of deer follows a general pattern.  That pattern can be affected by several factors including seasonal changes in temperature, rainfall, and day length.  The unique behaviors displayed by deer during different periods of the cycle can affect … Continue reading

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What do Deer Eat During the Winter?

The winter season can be a challenging time for whitetail deer.  The nutrient-rich foliage and live plant food that they eat during the warm growing seasons is no longer available.  Because of that deer lose a relatively large amount of … Continue reading

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Deer Can Be Funny – These Videos Prove It!

We all know that deer are beautiful and graceful creatures.  Young deer are cute and almost cuddly looking.  Even so, deer can often be a terrible nuisance when invading our landscaping, yard and/or gardens.   Additionally, the combination of a deer and … Continue reading

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3 Interesting Facts About Deer

1) The Deer Family Includes 47 Different Species In your neighborhood in the United States, it is likely that when you think of “Deer” you envision White Tail Deer as they are the most prominent species.  You may be interested … Continue reading

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Deer Species of the United States

North America, and in particular the United States, is populated by two main species of deer: Whitetail (Odocoileus virginianus) Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) According to an article on Mother Earth News, there is a third type of deer called Pacific coastal … Continue reading

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