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asked in category: General Last Updated: 19th March, 2020

Will Mint plants keep deer away?

These herbs deter deer while they spice up recipes
You might notice mint did not make the list. Mint is also a deterrent, but it is highly invasive and will soon take over. If you have a serious problem, do not count on herbs alone to do the job of ridding deer from your garden.

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Regarding this, what plants keep deer away?

Most herbs are both beautiful and deer-resistant, including sage, thyme, rosemary, oregano, lavender and others. Other aromatic choices include Russian sage (Perovskia), catmint (Nepeta), blue mist shrub (Caryopteris), boxwood (Buxus), and ornamental sages (Salvia).

Subsequently, question is, what is a natural deer repellent? The most effective natural, homemade deer deterrent is a spray made of putrid smells, namely eggs, garlic, and chili peppers. All you have to do is spray the mixture on your plants, and deer will not go near due to the offensive fragrance that the spray gives off.

People also ask, what herbs do deer not eat?

The deer-resistant herbs with these high ratings include basil, Greek oregano, rosemary, sage, and thyme. Deer keep their distance from these delicious herbs because of the plant's strong-smelling essential oils or the foliage's intense aroma.

Does peppermint attract deer?

However, I Must Garden takes repellency to an even higher level by adding botanical oils from plants that deer won't eat - plants such as peppermint, lemongrass, cinnamon and clove. The Mint Scent Deer Repellent blends peppermint and lemongrass oils that effectively and refreshingly repel deer.

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