Deer love to munch certain plants and it is rather comical how in one area a garder will have luck with a certain product keeping deer away from their plants and in another area – they ignore the product or repellent all together. It really is the luck of the draw or what the animals get used to in their environments.
The recipe below has had great a wonderful success rate for people in our Northwoods area keeping the deer away from their flower and vegetable gardens.
Organic Deer Repellent Recipe
1 cup of milk
1 Tablespoon of Dawn Dish Soap
2 Tablespoons Cooking Concentrated Oil of Rosemary
2 Tablespoons Mint Juice
1.) Beat the egg until frothy in a medium bowl.
2.) Add all additional ingredients to egg mixture in bowl and mix well.
3.) Funnel the mixture into a clean gallon milk jug.
4.) Fill the milk jug completely to the top with water and replace the cover.
5.) Hold the cover tight and shake to mix.
Spray the mixture over any plants that you are having issues with deer consuming. The mixture is used as a deer deterrent.
Remember what works in one area, might not in another because deer adapt to their environment.
Changing strategies yearly proves to be the best method to keep deer away from your flower and garden beds. Are you in need of additional strategies to help keep the surrounding deer population from using your plants as their personal meal buffet? Read more deer deterrents.