deer repellent

November is here and that means deer season is here as well. Every November when the native food supply dies off with the season, deer go looking for what is left. What is left is often evergreens and tasty shrubs found in back yards. Every winter, deer cause millions of dollars in landscape damage. This damage can be prevented with a deer repellent.

The deterrent we use here at Berns Landscaping is winters longest lasting deer repellent on the market. This deterrent gives our clients 6 months of protection, once spray now will last you well into the spring. There is also no need to reapply in the snow and ice of winter, unlike similar sprays which only last a few weeks at best.

The active ingredient in our application is thiram, a strong taste-deterrent that will protect shrubs and trees from starving deer. Our application spray comes with a colorant built in to help tone down the white coloring of thiram. This allows for your plants to look as natural as possible while protecting them all winter long from hungry deer.

If you live in an area where deer frequently cause damage to your landscaping, give us a call today! We will be more than happy to give you a free quote over the phone for our deer repellent application services and answer any questions you may have! If you are unable to call you can also fill out our free online request form and a member of our staff will get back to you at your convenience!

 

 

 

Every winter, deer cause millions of dollars in landscape damage. This damage can be prevented. The deterrent we use is winters longest lasting deer repellent on the market, giving customers 6 months of protection. One spray as early as October will protect shrubs into the early spring. There is no need to reapply in the snow and ice of winter, unlike similar sprays that only last a few weeks.

The active ingredient in this application is thiram, a strong taste-deterrent that will even protect shrubs and trees from starving deer. You may have heard of thiram sprays leaving a heavy white residue on plants. These white sprays are unattractive and can stand out amongst the natural browns and greens in your landscape. Our application spray comes with a colorant built in. This helps tone down the look of the thiram as it protects your plants all winter long.

Berns landscaping is happy to offer deer repellent services to our customers. If you live in an area where deer frequently cause damage to your landscaping, give us a call today! We will be more than happy to give you a free quote over the phone and answer any questions you may have!

Many Michigan residents are no strangers to deer, we see them while driving throughout the state and we even see them in our own backyards. While those in more rural areas are sure to see deer more frequently than those in the city, many city dwellers still manage to find deer in their yards on occasion.

Deer Resistant Plants
Bee balm is one fragrant plant deer usually avoid.

While the plants deer will eat vary from area to area, there are a few basic guidelines that may help keep your plants intact. Ornamental grasses are one things deer will usually avoid and never eat. Other deer resistant plants also include herbs and other plants with strong scents such as sage, bee balm, lemon balm, purple lilac, ect.

Deer seem to dislike plants that have textures, such as those with thorns or fuzz. With the exception of roses, other throned plants such as purple cone flowers or barberry will keep the deer at bay.

Here are some other usually deer resistant plants for Michigan residents daffodils, chrysanthemums, fox glove, wood fern, verbena, forsythia, bleeding heart, yarrow columbine, sweet woodruff, peony and butterfly weed.

If you have plants in your yard that deer do enjoy such as hostas, a barrier or deer resistant plants may be enough to keep them away from their favorites as well.  While the plants above are usually found to be deer resistant deer have and will eat things that they dislike from time to time.