5 Ways to Keep Deer Out of Your Garden

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Putrified Eggs

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What could be better than spraying your flowers and shrubs with a mixture of fish meal, hot pepper, putrid eggs, dried blood, wintergreen oil and more? Apparently, this stuff really works and the smell disappears (for humans) after a few days. But, well, ew.

What do you use to keep beasties away from your flowers?

Rita Arens is the author of the young adult novel The Obvious Game & the deputy editor of BlogHer.com. Find more at www.ritaarens.com.

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