For the urban/suburban gardener, dealing with deer and other warm-blooded garden grazers is generally a case of discouraging their feeding in your garden. You can probably visualize herds of discouraged deer, walking dejectedly down the street, looking for some hosta to terrorize, their little white tails limp. Bad posture and everything. Sooner or later they will feed, it’s just that you are trying to get them to feed elsewhere, maybe on the next street.
October’s THE best month for feeding your lawn, planting your spring-blooming bulbs. It’s also ONE of the best months for planting shrubs, trees, perennials – well, the list goes on coz it’s a busy month for gardeners in our region. The full list of to-do tips from the experts at Behnkes and the University of Maryland is right here….. October To Do List
Photo of row cover by Maryland’s Grow It Eat It.