Pacific Northwest

October, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Dealing with Deer and Other Garden Raiders

Our forested property is brimming with wildlife, both welcome and unwelcome. I love the birds and squirrels, but wish the destructive deer, rabbits, and raccoons would go away. I've been pretty successful in deterring deer and rabbits by spraying the...
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Favorite or New Plant

Tatarian Aster Asters are favorites for late-season color, but many species tend to sprawl or flop. Not so with...


Tried and True Deer Repellent Deer nibbling on your treasured plants? Here's a simple, nontoxic solution: Ingredients...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch, But Not Too Much
  • Harvest the Last Tomatoes
  • Cut Back Trailing Plants
  • Build Garden Structures
  • Plant Bulbs

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