man installing floodlight
Photo: Richard Howard
« »

18. Shine a light on it

Deer don't like bright lights so they'll often wait till nightfall to chow down. Installing a system of motion-sensitive floodlights will literally stop a deer in its tracks, though they do come to realize, over time, that the beam is harmless.

Learn how to put one in at How to Install a Garage Floodlight.
Ask TOH users about Garden Planning

Contribute to This Story Below

    More in Landscaping