Tag Archives: deer repellent

Discouraged by Deer

I’VE BEEN OUT ON LONG ISLAND this mostly dreary weekend, which confirmed that early March is not my favorite time of year. It’s those last weeks before green shoots emerge and buds pop that are the hardest. I had planned … Continue reading

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Oh, Deer

THERE’S BEEN A SHIFT IN MY THINKING on deer, as on so many things lately. Just the other day, I was yelling and rattling screens at them, worried they would devour my newly planted white pine, holly, and arborvitae, and … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had a Lot of Money

MY TO-DO LIST for 2010 is daunting. In the past couple of months, I’ve come to a bit of a standstill on home improvements. Most of my list still lies before me. I wanted to do things fast when I … Continue reading

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Instant Gratification

BIG DOINGS around here this morning. I had a large doublefile viburnum (viburnum plicatum tomentosum ‘Shasta’) delivered and planted by Spielberg, a nursery in Amagansett. That’s right. Two nice guys came and dug a hole and positioned this gorgeous red-purple … Continue reading

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