Fending Off Spring Critters: Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants

Fending Off Spring Critters: Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants

If you’re one of the many that loves embracing all the growth and bright colors that come with the spring season, you’ve probably taken a trip or two to a local nursery or home improvement store to start cultivating your garden and plantings around your home. 

It’s no secret that there are plenty of critters out there that love to munch on many types of flowers, plants, and vegetables. Avoid letting your hard work go to waste and keep your home’s outdoor space and curb appeal looking beautiful by planting some deer and/or rabbit resistant plants to fend off these grazing springtime visitors.

Here’s a list of a few plants and flowers you can incorporate around your home and in your garden space to discourage snacking:

Asparagus 

Vegetable | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Aster 

Flower | Deer Resistant

Basil 

Herb | Deer Resistant

Bee Balm 

Flower | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Butterfly Bush 

Shrub | Rabbit & Deer Resistant 

Daffodil 

Flower | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Iris 

Flower | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Lavender 

Herb | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Onion

Vegetable | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Peony 

Flower | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Rosemary 

Herb | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Stonecrop (Sedum) 

Flower | Rabbit Resistant

Thyme

Herb | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Veronica (Speedwell)

Flower | Rabbit Resistant

Yarrow

Flower | Rabbit & Deer Resistant

Keep in mind that, especially when it comes to rabbits, each individual animal has its own preferences, so edible herbs and plants are not a guarantee that a rabbit or two will take a taste. Happy planting!

 

 

 

 

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