What could strike fear in a pesky invasive pest as much as a hungry tiger on the prowl? Well, its poo, apparently. One researcher working on a natural way of warding off animals in Australia discovered that the big cat's
"Deer-proof Apple Trees: I did this last spring in my deer infested field and haven't had a problem since. Fencing is laid in two sections around a fruit tree. The tree can be watered, fertilized, sprayed and harvested with the wire in place.
DEER DETERRENT Who could call Bambi a pest? A gardener. Many have had luck deterring deer with Irish Spring soap. Hang it or spike it to a stake near things that deer like to eat. Alternatively, sprinkle shavings or small chunks on the ground.