Remove hair from hair brushes and bathroom sink drains. Ask relatives to donate their hair. Fill one to three mesh bags half-full with human hair. Hang the bags on the perimeter of the property where deer enter. Space bags 3 to 6 feet apart. Deer naturally avoid humans. Human odors are a deer repellant, advises the West Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Cut a soap bar in half with a serrated knife. Place the soap bar in blender. Coarse chop the soap bar to create soap chips or soap pieces. Pour contents from the blender into a large mixing bowl. Repeat with three additional soap bars. Fill mesh bags half-full with the soap chips. Hang the bags on garden stakes near plants and flowers where deer have been known to eat.
Place a 1/4-inch layer of bloodmeal 2 inches wide along the perimeter of the property. Put a layer around the growing areas of flowers and plants. Bloodmeal is a non-chemical deer repellent.
Install a single-wire electric fence 30 feet off of the ground around the property perimeter. Use a double-wire electric fence 15 feet and 30 feet off the ground for heavy deer populations, recommends the West Virginia Cooperative Extension. A sprinkler that is activated by motion helps.
Hi there, Lowes has a deer repellent at a reasonable price and here is the link to check it out.
We always use thin wire fences.
Thanks so much I will try some these. So far the fence hasn’t worked they jump over it. The hair didn’t work either so we’ll the blood meal any soap next.
Hi Sherig47. You need a double fence. The deer will not attempt to jump two. Space about 2 to 3 feet apart. This allows you to walk and mow the open area between the two.