I Love Nature -- Really I do!

One of the things I love about where we live is nature. We have deer wandering through our yard all the time, great views and amazing neighbors. You think I like it here, huh? This morning we had a whole herd in our backyard, munching on the grass. I'm feeling generous...Last year it was the willow tree. I don't mind as long as they stay away from my tulips...

Every year they seem to be attracted to my tulips. However, I do remember last year they left them alone. I don't know if they got everyone else's and were too full by the time they got to ours or not -- I didn't care, i just enjoyed them.

My sister, on the other hand, lives in a little more sheltered area and they love her garden. She says she can't keep any tomatoes or melons, because they come through and eat them. They like her roses, if I remember right, as well. sigh. I guess I'm glad I don't live there... Although last year they did come through and step on and eat a few melons. Dang deer... grin. You can't shoot them and you can't shoo them away.

One year my hubby made a scarecrow type thing to scare them away. It was actually a type of windchime made from pop cans. It worked pretty good -- but after a couple of years it fell apart and we don't have it. I'm going to have to encourage him to make another one this year -- I really like melons!


I've heard many innovative ways of getting rid of deer. Good luck!
Sandra said…
I love the view from your windows. Whenever I am missing nature, I just think about looking out your window into your yard (except then I get jealous) It even makes snow pretty.
G. Parker said…
I know...I am sooo thankful for where I live. ;)

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