This series of programs by local experts is back by popular demand. A guru is often thought of as a religious teacher and spiritual guide in Hinduism, but in everyday language, a guru can be a term often given to someone who is an expert in a particular field. In this context, we invite you to attend one or all of our series of programs focusing on different aspects of gardening.
Each speaker holds a wealth of knowledge regarding gardening and horticulture. You
will be encouraged to learn, have fun with plants, and test your boundaries in this series.
We invite you to learn first-hand from these knowledgeable and talented individuals. The series is a reminder that gardening and connecting with nature does not end with the
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Deer in Your Garden? How to Make the Best of this South Jersey Phenomenon
So, you’ve chosen a wonderful plant or shrub to enjoy in your garden, worked to find the perfect spot, dug the hole, amended the soil, and planted it – but, the next day you come into your garden to see that it has disappeared before your eyes.
You see the tell-tale hoof prints of deer in your garden and recognize that you’ve had visitors who enjoyed your planting for dinner – so what do you do?
Attend this program to learn some friendly ideas to develop strategies to combat deer,
this sometimes ever-present visitor to your garden. Take home ideas that you can employ in your garden so that you can enjoy a lush and balanced landscape.
Kathleen Salisbury is an experienced and award-winning horticulture educator, writer, and blogger, having provided programming at locations including the New York Botanical Garden, Mt. Cuba, and The Barnes Foundation.