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How to easily keep deer away from yard

Unfortunately, some of our yards are at risk to deer that eat favorite plants and destroy gardens.

Their search for food is not only destructive, but is a health hazard as well. Because deer ticks carry Lyme disease, we suggest a repellent.

In a recent test of deer-repellent technology, apples were used as bait to entice deer, accompanied first by several types of commercial deer repellents, and then by many time-honored household remedies, such as hot sauce, perfume and baby powder.

None worked very well or for very long.

So, what successfully kept deer away for up to a full week? Believe it or not, chunks of deodorant bar soap hung in a tree.