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Home made deer deterrent upgrade

Our number 5 deer deterrent got hung up today due to some cracks in the metal flashing. No doubt the increased banging was the cause. I replaced it with some thicker metal salvaged from a junk pile. I then moved some longer flashing towards the back for it to absorb the second hit, which provides a unique vibration and some added motion for any potential 4 legged garden poachers out there who have yet to get the message that our vegetables are off limits.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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