Do Deer Eat Pansies?

You live in a deer-infested area, and one day you get home and find your once beautiful pansies have been nibbled down to the bone. The inviting flower heads you looked forward to? Have been chewed off. You are beside yourself. Do deer eat pansies? You wonder. Yes, deer eat pansies. Pansies grow in different…

Do Deer Eat Mums?

Chrysanthemums or mums are flowering plants common in most Asian and European homes. Besides giving the yard a homey look, they are also used as a natural insecticide and in controlling air pollution. Mums are also used to make beverages such as tea in Asia. If you have mums in your garden and you live…

Do Deer Eat Apples?

My brother, George, complained that when he put out the rotten apples, the deer won’t feed on them. I had the opposite experience. I had a few apple trees on my garden, and when they would ripen and fall, I’d only find a few. The deer ate the rest. The conversation with my brother got…

Do Deer Eat Pumpkins?

If you grow pumpkins and you have a surplus or Halloween has just ended, and you don’t know what to do with the leftover pumpkins, you might be tempted to toss them in the garden for the deer to eat. So, do deer eat pumpkins? Yes, deer do eat pumpkins. In fact, they are one…

Do Deer Eat Marigolds?

If you rear deer or live in an area frequented by them, and looking to plant marigolds flowers, you might be wondering, do deer eat marigolds? Known as ornamental flowers, marigolds are members of the sunflower family and they are native to North and South America. Many marigold species have a musky, pungent smell. This…