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Deer devastation

Deer damage to our gate.

Lucy woke us up yesterday morning barking like crazy.

She was chasing a deer out of the garden and right through the front gate.

We needed a better gate there anyway.



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How much damage did the deer do to your garden? How high is your fence
Comment by Sheila Mon Jul 18 21:35:55 2016

Hello Sheila

That main damage was in the form of some apples that were very close to ripe.

Our fence is like 9 feet tall in that section, but other sections are only 5.

Comment by mark Tue Jul 19 15:06:45 2016
Around here a deer proof fence should be at least 10 feet high. That is what my neighbors have and it seems to work. Good luck!
Comment by Sheila Wed Jul 20 22:27:38 2016