Deer Resistant Landscaping
Landscaping in Catonsville and Ellicott City usually means deer resistant landscaping is a necessity. Just because you need deer resistant plants it does not mean you need to sacrifice a beautiful landscape. There are many beautiful trees and shrubs that deer will typically not bother. Keep in mind, there is no such thing as deer proof.
Plants to Avoid
There are a few plants known to be favorites of the deer. There are some plants to avoid if you want a deer resistant landscape. Hosta are known deer food, deer tend to be very fond of them. Another terrible choice is Emerald Arborvitae. Among Ellicott City and Catonsville Landscapes we see a lot of the Emerald Green Arborvitae. We see them especially in Ellicott City and new construction landscaping.
Deer Resistant Landscaping Design
A proper design is the key to an attractive deer resistant landscape. An appealing landscape design has a variety of colors and textures. There are also a variety of structures and sizes. Native plants tend to be more resistant to deer. Proper plant decisions will also avoid the need for unsightly deer nets.
Plan and Plant Your Project
To start working with us on the design process just give us a call. First we want to determine the size and scope of the project. We will talk about the area you are looking to plant. Another consideration is how large of an area needs to be planted. Additionally we will talk about how large the plants should be at the time they are planted and how large at maturity.
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