Deer Favourites

It may seem like deer will eat anything, but in fact they have distinct preferences.  The plants listed below are particular favourites of deer and may draw them into your garden.  Unfortunately our favourites are often deer favourites!

Trees, Shrubs, Vines

 Vegetable Garden Plants

 Herbaceous Ornamentals

Azaleas (Rhododendron spp.):  Both deciduous & evergreen

Japanese Yews (Taxus cuspidata)

English Ivy (Hedera helix)

Euonymus (Euonymus)

Fir (Abies spp.)

Hybrid Tea Roses (Rosa odorata hybrids)

Mountain Ash (Sorbus spp.)

Beans (Phaseolus spp.) 

Blackberries, Raspberries (Rubus spp.)

Broccoli, Cauliflower (Brassica spp.)

Lettuce (Lactuca spp.)

Peas (Pisum satirum)

Strawberries (Fragaria spp.)

Sweet Corn (Zea mays)

Dahlias (Dahlia spp.)

Daylillies (Hemerocallis spp.)

Hostas (Hosta spp.)

Impatiens (Impatiens spp.)

Pansies (Viola x wittrockiana)

Phlox (Phlox spp.)

Spring Bulbs:  Crocus (Crocus
Grape Hyacinth (Muscari spp.); Tulips (Tulipa spp.)