Dear All, Yes Crataegus and Ulex or Ilex aquifolium branches stuck amongst the other plants does work but yes the pain of weeding! I think I will try the radio first.It has been highly recommended against the wild boar that we have too! Oh the joys of living next to a unrealistically run and underfunded nature reserve. Mark > Message du 07/10/11 03:00 > De : "Judy Glattstein" > Objet : [pbs] Deer Repellants > For lower growing plants take bamboo barbecue skewers and push them in > the ground, sharper end uppermost and where Bambi's nose will reach the > sharp point before chowing down on the plant. Caution! be careful when > weeding / working around the plants."