It’s bulb planting season….or as some would see it time to set out a buffet for the hungry deer next spring. True….spring flowering bulbs like tulips in flower are tastier than candy for Bambi….especially when planted in a bed of Hosta. You don’t however have to throw in the “trowel” on spring flowering bulbs. I would suggest the following deer resistant flowering bulbs in your landscape before your effort and money are “deerly” departed…….
In addition to these suggested deer resistant bulbs, I recommend you inter-plant some deer resistant perennials….try plants from the following list:
- Ornamental grasses
- Sweet Woodruff
- Russian Sage
- Lambs Ear
- Mountain Garlic
- Japanese Anemone
For additional plants, click on “Deerly Departed” at the top of my home page and you’ll find a link to a Michigan State bulletin listing rarely damaged plants.