How to Repel Hungry Animals with Plantskydd® Repellents

They’re cute, furry and fun to watch – that is until they begin dining on your landscape. You ruled out fencing, tried scare tactics and maybe even some repellents without success. Using the right product and proper application can help you grow a beautiful and productive garden.

Horticultural expert, Melinda Myers explains how you can enjoy a beautiful garden by keeping critters at bay.

Follow Melinda Myers’ advice on protecting your garden with Plantskydd Animal Repellent so you, too, can be rewarded with a beautiful landscape and productive garden. It is effective against rabbits, deer, voles, elk, moose, chipmunks and squirrels.


Melinda Myers, horticulture expert
Melinda Myers

Melinda Myers has written more than 20 gardening books, including Small Space Gardening. She hosts The Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series and the Melinda’s Garden Moment TV & radio segments. Myers is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms magazine and was commissioned by Tree World Plant Care Products for her expertise to write this article. Her web site is www.MelindaMyers.com.

Plantskydd is proven effective on deer, rabbits, voles, moose, elk, squirrels, and chipmunks

Pre-Treating seedlings at Nursery with Plantskydd® Animal Repellent

The combined application cost of Plantskydd product, and labor, was $0.015/seedling (1.5 ¢) when treating seedlings at the nursery, approximately 1/10th that of treating seedlings folllowing planting (15 ¢/seedling). Download Report – 6.5 MB .PDF Document 

Mitigating deer damage from antler rubbing in Shade Tree Nursery

All in all, the repellent spray program is showing to be a great investment and we consider it to be a valuable tool.

Case Study: Preventing deer damage on newly planted fruit trees

“As of the beginning of September I have been seeing a lot of deer in the orchard and I have to say I’m impressed. I’m seeing the deer eat mature trees along fence rows but they’re leaving the young treated trees alone”

Pre-treating Seedlings at the Nursery with Plantskydd® Animal Repellent

“Plantskydd can be applied at the nursery without adversely affecting the seedlings. Application costs are approximately 1/10th of field applications.”

Young Pecan Trees vs. Deer Damage – Deer will win without Plantskydd Deer Repellent

We observed a 100% success rate with no evidence of deer damage following the treatments.

Silviculture – Protecting Seedlings Operational Field Trial Results

Silviculture Branch Ministry of Forests, British Columbia “Of the 15 tests for which there are results that I reviewed, 13 have been rated by field foresters as successful. The tests indicate that Plantskydd® is effective in protecting Cedar seedlings for between 3 and 6 months. The results clearly indicate that the product is practical for operational… Read More

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