CONTROLLING ANIMAL PESTS IN THE FLOWER GARDEN

  Although insect pests and plant diseases are generally easy to control in the flower garden, animal pests are not. For one, much of our wildlife is protected by law and can’t be indiscriminately eliminated. You may have variable success with repellents, depending on your location or timing. If the animals are not very hungry or population pressures are not […]

STRATEGIES TO CONTROL DEER IN LANDSCAPES

Deer have become one of the most serious problems in gardens and landscapes. Knowing how to control deer successfully means knowing something about them and their behavior. Before you start investing in deer deterrents, you should first assess whether they have any chance of working.  Deer feeding is a function of alternative food sources.  If there are woods nearby, perhaps […]