Deer can be a major nuisance for gardeners, as they can quickly devour your hard-earned plants. Fortunately, there are several deer resistant perennials that you can use to protect your garden from these hungry visitors. Here are some of the best deer resistant perennials to help keep your garden safe.
Tough and Hardy Perennials
One of the best ways to protect your garden from deer is to choose tough and hardy perennials. Plants like lavender, yarrow, and Russian sage are all great options for deer-resistant gardens. These plants have strong scents that deer don’t like, so they’ll stay away from them. Additionally, these plants are also drought tolerant and require minimal maintenance, making them perfect for busy gardeners.
Densely Foliaged Plants
Another great way to protect your garden from deer is to choose densely foliaged plants. Plants like boxwood and holly have thick foliage that makes it difficult for deer to get at the leaves. Additionally, these plants also have a strong scent that will keep deer away from your garden. If you’re looking for a more decorative option, you can also try planting ornamental grasses like fountain grass or switchgrass. These grasses create a dense barrier that will keep deer out of your garden.
Finally, you should also consider planting native plants in your garden. Native plants are naturally adapted to the local environment and are usually more resistant to pests and diseases than non-native varieties. Additionally, native plants are often more attractive to beneficial insects like bees and butterflies, which can help keep deer away from your garden naturally.
By choosing the right perennials for your garden, you can easily protect it from pesky deer visitors. Tough and hardy perennials like lavender and yarrow will keep away unwanted guests with their strong scents while densely foliaged plants like boxwood and holly will create a physical barrier between them and your precious plants. And finally, native plants will attract beneficial insects that will help keep deer away naturally. With these tips in mind, you’ll be able to create a beautiful and safe garden that’s free of pesky deer visitors.
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