deer and bulbs

Judy Glattstein via pbs
Thu, 29 Apr 2021 09:32:05 PDT
Here in New Jersey deer do eat trillium. Just this spring I had some 
Trillium cuneatum devoured. I throw Milorganite around - it works quite 
well if I do that *before* the deer start browsing.

Judy in New Jersey where summer arrived yesterday, with temperature of 
89.4 degrees Fahrenheit

On 4/29/2021 12:04 PM, Diane Whitehead via pbs wrote:
> Deer in different areas eat different things, and fawns will sample almost everything.
> However, I find I have been unnecessarily protecting trilliums, which don’t get eaten here.
> Here is what happens in my garden:
> Eaten:   Bluebells,  Crocus, Erythronium, Lilies, Tulips
> Not eaten:  Anemone, Fritillaria, Galanthus,  Iris, Muscari, Narcissus, Trillium
> Diane Whitehead        Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
> cool mediterranean climate  warm dry summers, mild wet winters  70 cm rain,   sandy soil
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