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Fence-free and deer-resistant landscape design for your garden and yard

Landscape expert Karen Chapman's new book "Deer-Resistant Design" demystifies design strategy and gives planting advice for everyday gardeners

SEATTLE — Putting up fences and constantly replacing your plants aren't the only way to have a deer-resistant garden. Landscape Designer, Karen Chapman of Le Jardinet says it's all about what you plant and where you place them.

Chapman's book, Deer-Resistant Design helps homeowners go fence-free to enjoy a beautiful yard. In this interview, Chapman talks to us about deer-resistant design strategy, key design principles, and suggestions for plants that will work in the Pacific Northwest. 

EVENT INFO: Designing A Fence-Free Deer-Resistant Garden at the Northwest Home & Garden Show on Sat. Feb. 29th at 1:00 PM. The event will be followed by a book signing. You can also catch Karen Chapman with Ciscoe Morris in Garden Jeopardy at 4:30 PM on Sat. Feb. 29th.

Looking for Deer-Resistant plants? Chapman recommends this list.

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ABOUT THE BOOK: "This book has been written to encourage and inspire homeowners with stories and photographs of mature landscapes that have withstood the test of time and taste-testing of deer. It showcases 13 gardens across the United States that successfully co-exist with wildlife without resorting to fences or pouring concrete in despair."  lejardinetdesigns.com

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