Oh Deer?

Tue May 12, 2009 4:05 pm

Will deer mess with my hops? Thinking of starting some and wondering if it will be an issue. I've got a 2500 volt electric fence around my tomatoes and corn. . .
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Re: Oh Deer?

Tue May 12, 2009 6:06 pm

Yes, deer love hops. Here's how I keep the deer out of mine.
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That's a 6' high wire mesh fence around the entire garden area (about 75' X 100'). The white pvc pipes are the end supports for my hop trellis.

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Re: Oh Deer?

Tue May 12, 2009 6:14 pm

Cool, thanks for the heads up. Here's what's currently keeping them out of the veggies, temporary and cheap:
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Re: Oh Deer?

Tue May 12, 2009 8:11 pm

Here is how I keep the deer out of mine....


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Tue May 12, 2009 8:27 pm

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Re: Oh Deer?

Wed May 13, 2009 4:27 am

mmmm...venison!!

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Thu May 21, 2009 5:18 pm

All the critters in my yard/garden come down with a bad case of lead poisining! Just make sure you do it quietly and under the radar of the neighbors. Grilled Venison...MMMMMM
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Re: Oh Deer?

Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:40 pm

Seriously, pissing around them should keep the deer away. I pissed around the pumpkin patch last year and they didn't come back after that. You have to do it every so often though.
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