TAG: deer

Ep. 136: Creating inedible landscapes

July 1, 2015By

Chris Markham, wildlife biologist and president of New Jersey Deer Control, talks about the behavior of deer, including their habitats, lifestyles, typical diet and natural migration patterns. He explains solutions to deer damage, including using proper plant selections, topical treatments and physical barriers. read more

TCIA advises how to keep deer-free landscapes

January 23, 2012By

Deer damage to ornamental plants is an increasing problem. Deer populations in neighborhoods have grown rapidly due to abandoned farms, hunting restrictions and suburban sprawl. And they are dining on expensive suburban landscapes – especially in areas with heavy snowfall in the woods. In those areas, front and backyard plantings can serve as easy winter forage. “Deer are selective feeders... read more