Deer are one of the most graceful creatures to watch. Their long spindly legs and large dark eyes make them appear almost enchanted. Their whimsical appearance aside, deer can be on of the most destructive creatures to your yard and garden. Keeping deer out of your space can be very important to preserving your hard outdoor work. Below are two homemade deer repellent recipes that may help get deer out of your yard.
- 3 raw eggs
- 3 tbls. of red hot sauce
- 3 tbls. of garlic juice or minced
Add enough water to a blender to process and mix well. Add this to a gallon of water and spray on plants. You can make the spray last longer by adding Wilt Proof to it.
- 1 egg
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1 Tablespoon of dish soap
- 1 Tablespoon of cooking oil
Blend all ingredients together, then add to 1 gallon of water and spray on your plants.
As an alternative to homemade deer repellent formulas that may be messy to make and need frequent re-application, you may wish to try highly effective and easy to use Deer Repellent Packs. They include a granular repellent contained within a breathable weather resistant pouch that is easily hung from the branches of a tree, from a fence post, etc.
To keep deer out of your garden or flowerbed, hang each pack approximately every 10 feet along the perimeter on garden stakes, fence posts or the plants themselves ensuring there is a pack on every outside corner.
Suspend each pack approximately 2 to 4 feet above the ground. Hanging closer to the ground for low-lying plants and at about nose height (4 feet) or on the plant itself for taller plants.
Bottomline – your garden and lawn do not need to be destroyed by foraging deer. You have an arsenal of weapons to use including homemade deer repellent recipes and easy to use long lasting Deer Repellent Packs to keep deer out of your lawn and garden.