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A deer-proof garden. A guide to herbs, flowers and vegetables that are either offensive or of no interest to deer.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1992 (v.76#6) pg. 21

Tips on keeping deer from eating flowers and plants.
FINE GARDENING #2 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 8

Tip: Squares of chicken wire acts as a deer deterrent.
FINE GARDENING #5 Jan-Feb 1989 pg. 6

Tips on plants that deer usually leave alone.
FINE GARDENING #9 Sep-Oct 1989 pg. 76

Tip on using wide poultry netting laid horizontally on the ground to keep deer and elk out of your garden. This horizontal "fence" technique works better than regular vertical fences which can be jumped over.
FINE GARDENING #12 Mar-Apr 1990 pg. 8

Recipe for a garden deer repellent made from eggs, green onion tops, chile powder, pepper, soap and water.
FINE GARDENING #13 May-Jun 1990 pg. 14

Tips on fencing that will deter deer.
FINE GARDENING #15 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 14

The ultimate deer-proof garden fence. Includes a motion-sensing security light.
FINE GARDENING #22 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 28
Added Info FINE GARDENING #24 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 4

Tip on interplanting aromatic herbs to discourage deer browsing on flowering ground covers.
FINE GARDENING #37 May-Jun 1994 pg. 8

Tip on using bailing wire to discourage deer from feeding on the tips of fruit trees.
FINE GARDENING #39 Sep-Oct 1994 pg. 8

Deerproof gardening. A blend of strategies including deer-resistant plantings, repellents, and fencing are described.
FINE GARDENING #46 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 54
Added Info FINE GARDENING #49 May-Jun 1996 pg. 6

Tip recommends stringing "Humming Line" in the garden to repel deer.
FINE GARDENING #56 Jul-Aug 1997 pg. 8

How to use a motion-activated floodlight and portable radio as a deer repellant.
FINE GARDENING #57 Sep-Oct 1997 pg. 8

Reader suggests using marigolds and alyssum to deter deer and elk from a garden.
FINE GARDENING #62 Jul-Aug 1998 pg. 10

Tip: String up motel-size bars of soap with wrappers on to keep deer out of a garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Jun-Jul 1988 (v.32#4) pg. 16

Living with deer. Guidelines for gardens and landscaping. Includes list of deer-resistant trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, bulbs and climbers.
FLOWER & GARDEN Oct-Nov 1993 (v.37#5) pg. 34

Several tips for keeping deer out of gardens.
FLOWER & GARDEN Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.37#6) pg. 95

Tip on a fencing technique that uses monofilament fishing line and that will keep deer out of a garden.
FLOWER & GARDEN Aug-Sep 1994 (v.38#4) pg. 79

Tip on using bailing wire wrapped on the ends of low tree branches to discourage deer.
GARDEN GATE #2 Apr-May 1995 pg. 5

Tip on using "invisible" monofilament fishing line fences to keep deer out of a garden.
GARDEN GATE #5 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 5

Reflective wind catcher to scare deer away from garden or fruit trees is made from a plastic jug and aluminum foil.
GARDEN GATE #9 Jun 1996 pg. 6

Deer-proof a garden. Ideas on scare tactics, scents and tastes that are repellents and some fencing options.
GARDEN GATE #21 Jun 1998 pg. 36

Small, white bag fluttering in the wind suggested as a deer repellant.
GARDEN GATE #29 Oct 1999 pg. 5

Raising fallow deer for food. The operation of a Montana deer farmer is described.
HARROWSMITH #68 Jul-Aug 1986 (v.11#2) pg. 47

Advice on selecting annual and perennial plants for a naturally deer-resistant garden.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1991 (v.69#2) pg. 11
Added Info HORTICULTURE May 1991 (v.69#5) pg. 8

Keeping deer at bay. One New York couple's design of a garden (60x70-ft) surrounded by electrified vertical fence and incorporating a number of design features that supposedly have an unsettling effect on deer.
HORTICULTURE Feb 1996 (v.74#2) pg. 32
Added Info HORTICULTURE May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 6

Tip on using a single-wire electric fence baited with peanut butter as a deer deterrent.
KITCHEN GARDEN #1 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 8

Suggestions on controls to keep deer away from a garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #4 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 14

Motion detector, light and electronically activated sprinkler system used as deer deterrent.
KITCHEN GARDEN #5 Oct-Nov 1996 pg. 8

Tip describes a living fence of giant sunflowers, pole beans, cucumbers ... etc. to keep deer and rabbits out of a vegetable garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #14 Apr-May 1998 pg. 18

A look at some ways to keep deer from foraging in the home garden.
KITCHEN GARDEN #16 Aug-Sep 1998 pg. 45

How to dress a deer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #510 Nov 1970 (v.66) pg. 76

Tips on hunting the whitetail deer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #534 Nov 1972 (v.68) pg. 34

How to clean and dress a deer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #584 Jan 1977 (v.73) pg. 26

How to stand hunt deer, positioning yourself in one spot and sitting motionless until a deer comes by. Tips on selecting your site and on keeping yourself alert for a deer.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #619 Dec 1979 (v.75) pg. 12

A beginner's guide to deer hunting. Includes choosing a weapon, building a tree stand, field-dressing the animal, etc.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #120 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 98

Tip: Use iron wire to protect fruit tree shoots from being eaten by deer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Apr 1981 (v.28#4) pg. 18

Tip: Flapping cloth sheets keep deer out of garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1983 (v.30#6) pg. 18

Tip: Hanging bars of soap keep deer away from fruit trees.
ORGANIC GARDENING Oct 1983 (v.30#10) pg. 24

4 deer repellent ideas.
ORGANIC GARDENING Nov 1983 (v.30#11) pg. 12

Deer fence combines metal fence with wooden slats.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul 1985 (v.32#7) pg. 16

How to keep deer out of a garden by planting ornamentals they don't like. Includes lists of trees, shrubs and vines, ground covers, flowers, ferns, herbs and succulents they will find distasteful.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1987 (v.34#12) pg. 31

Tip on using eggs to deter deer from eating trees, shrubs and flowers.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jul-Aug 1990 (v.37#6) pg. 67

Tip on how to protect shrubs, bushes and trees from deer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Feb 1991 (v.38#2) pg. 85

Tip suggests using fabric softener sheets in the garden as a deer deterrent.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1992 (v.39#9) pg. 62

Tip recommends using an electric bug zapper to keep deer, raccoons and woodchucks out of the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jan 1993 (v.40#1) pg. 7

Two tips for keeping deer out of the garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1994 (v.41#7) pg. 74

Tip suggests a barrier to keep deer out of a garden.
ORGANIC GARDENING Dec 1994 (v.41#9) pg. 66

Cautions on using big cat scat from zoos as a deer repellent in home gardens.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 14

Tip recommends using motion detector lights in the garden as a deer deterrent.
ORGANIC GARDENING Mar 1997 (v.44#3) pg. 14

A list of deer-proof plants and Japanese beetle-safe selections.
ORGANIC GARDENING May-Jun 1997 (v.44#5) pg. 21
Added Info ORGANIC GARDENING Nov-Dec 1997 (v.44#8) pg. 5

Plan for a slanted, electric fence to protect a garden from deer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 50

Recipe for a plant spray that deters deer.
ORGANIC GARDENING Sep-Oct 1998 (v.45#7) pg. 66

Deer "rattling", the art of calling deer.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1965 (v.124#5) pg. 108

Three ideas for discouraging deer from eating your plants.
SUNSET Aug 1982 (v.169#2) pg. 154

How to plant a garden that deer will still visit but won't destroy.
SUNSET Oct 1987 (v.179#4) pg. 224

Outsmarting Bambi. How to have a beautiful garden in deer country by choosing plants that deer don't like. Tips on fencing and recipe for egg solutions that are also effective.
SUNSET Nov 1997 (v.199#5) pg. 78