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What’s the best way to deter deer from fruit trees and garden vegetables? Some people say sprinkle hot peppers. Others say, fence around them or lay the fencing wire on the ground. Also, I would like to know what are companion plants for apple trees. Some book says pond algae are good. How do I know the pond algae do not have disease? There is abundant information, and I am so tired of just reading and researching. Last year, my husband said he used to climb an apple tree and picked the apples off of the tree and ate them while he was reading comic books. I wanted to create one of his good days, and so I bought some apple trees. Right next day I planted them, young leaves and tiny fruits were all gone. This year, I would like to make something better to protect the apple trees.

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i was just kidding bout the deer slugs. actually had a young buck hang out with me at moms house. i think he was orphaned cause i saw him running back and forth in a panic during a thunderstorm. hed hang out at the bike shed with me and keep a distance of about 30 feet. the last time i saw him he had a front leg missing. i hope it was an accident other than gunfire because that would mean i was wrong to befriend him and he walked up to the wrong human.
they hang out here and eat the peaches and apples. i dont care much. they just are a constant concern on a motorcycle. i commuted on these roads for 13 years on the midnight to 7 am shift. a most dangerous time for deer activity. the only accident i ever had was a busted leg from kicking a dog in the face at about 40 mph. but. a deal is a deal. get too close you eat boot.. he ate boot but ive got enough screws in my left leg to install a screen door.
man im so wired on ribavirin that ambien wont touch it. so im up and not opposed to talking about coyote piss.
ive been told by the va not to fake out of how sick this medicine makes me like i did last time. so when i go back tuesday and they ask how im doing im gonna tell them " why ask, you know ill lie like a dog " .. i think the virus will be wiped out this time. i wanna live to 95, live in a cave, eat those blindass catfish , and make booze. the booze draws in the occasional curious skank. one particular case of my wine a few years ago had storebought labels that said it contained capns liquid panty remover.
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Funny, I had heard coyote urine. The googled coyote urine deer repellant, and deer repellant packs resulted from the search.
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Growing apples is a skill. Proper pruning, dormant oil, good fertilizer. Nets won't keep deer away. Squirrels love apples too. A good nursery will have the right repellent spray, but almost anything that masks the apple scent will work, including hot pepper, perfume, mint, soap bars, and balls of human hair. I have to say most wildlife hates human scent.
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We used yellow dial soap, successfully. We broke the bar in half and placed it in the trees.
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Thank you for your help! I decided to use hot peppers with soapy water. So far, it appears to be working. Light now, my budget is very tight, and so I will look into some other strategies at later time.
One of my books says seaweed solution is good as a natural fertilizer, but it does not say how to make it. Would anyone know about it?
Today, my husband looked so weak, but he chuckled and said, "Yes." when I asked him he would like to be a farmer with me.
I am also looking for the information on how to grow edible lotus, Nelumbo Nucifera. One of my books says it makes phylum loosen up and helps get it out of the throat. I have looked for fresh ones for a quite some time, but have any lack. And so, now I am looking for alternative way to get it. Hope to find out soon.
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I knew the gist of Captain's answer as soon as I saw the question.
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12 gauge deer slug..
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We use Deer Repellent Packs with great success. They are easy to use (just hang directly on your trees) and they are all natural and use a deer's keen sense of smell to your advantage. You can check them out at: website: DeerRepellentPacks
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