I will probably have to try some of these in the future


9 Tricks To Keep Your Garden Animal-Free -- Without A Fence

By Tricia Drevets

One of the joys of living off the grid is being able to see and enjoy sharing your property with abundant wildlife. While deer, raccoons, rabbits and other creatures are an enjoyable sight from a distance, they are another matter entirely when they are destroying your garden.

There are some steps you can take to keep animals from feasting on your plants, and many of these simple humane solutions make use of items you already have in your home.

1. Coffee. Coffee grounds add nitrogen to your soil and increase its acidity. But did you know that your coffee rounds can also deter animals? Slugs hate coffee grounds, for instance, and so do cats. Coffee grounds also can serve as a deer repellent. Don’t have enough grounds of your own to make a difference? Ask your local coffee shop for their used grounds.

2. Human hair. Animals…

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