New to deer poop - help!

Hi everyone!

We are new to a neighborhood where deer like to roam at night. Which is magical but also...messy. How do you landscape your front yards to discourage deer? Also, how should I remove deer poop? I've never had a dog so this is a whole new world to me!

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RE: New to deer poop - help! ()

WildCare (in San Rafael) has references on living with deer. You could also call them and speak with a specialist for specifics.

http://wc.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=eNews_April2010_landingpage#deer

Basically, you have to plant foliage and plants that deer don't care for, but there is no 100% deer-proof garden unless it's surrounded with a very high fence. However, you can make the yard far less attractive with a little work.

https://savvygardening.com/deer-proof-gardens/

http://www.havahart.com/articles/keep-deer-off-your-property

RE: New to deer poop - help! ()

I don’t think you need to do anything. I have found their pellets generally aren’t anywhere I walk. I didn’t realize I should do anything about it.