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There are lots of flowers that deer wont eat. A lot of peole around here put a fence around their vegi gardens to keep the critters out.
For early springtime color, try daffodils, hyacinths and Crown Imperials. A note of caution: don't plant the Crown Imperials too close to your house. The bulbs have a very strong odor even underground. Later in the spring you can use old-fashioned favorites like bleeding heart, columbine, lily of the valley and foxglove. For summer-long color, annuals such as calendulas, marigolds, nasturtium, sweet alyssum and zinnias are good choices. For perennials, try peonies and rudbeckia (black-eyed Susans).
If you have a shady yard, don't despair. Hostas may be deer candy but ferns are rarely eaten. There are many to choose from ranging from the small but colorful Japanese Painted Fern all the way up to the elegantly tall Ostrich Fern. If you want color, astilbe are seldom bothered by deer.
Surprisingly, there are ornamental grasses that deer tend to stay away from. The brightly colored Japanese Blood Grass is a popular choice. If you enjoying making dried flower arrangements, you will want to plant Northern Sea Oats.
When it comes to shrubs, who doesn't love lilacs? Deer, that's who! They also avoid butterfly bushes, boxwood, forsythia and Rose of Sharon.