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#372: How to Choose the Best Fence to Keep Deer Out of Your Vegetable Garden
In this episode of the Vegetable Gardening show, Mike chats with Peter Aquilina of Deerbusters and Jennifer Smith of Deer Defence about choosing and properly installing a deer fence to keep your property and home vegetable garden safe.
They are going to tell us which material you should choose when selecting a deer fence, how long you can expect your deer fence to last, and why you should focus in on making sure the animals do not chew through your deer fence.
From there, we'll learn about why the bottom of the fence is more important than the height and how increased deer and rodent activity should give you cause for concerns about ticks and Lyme disease.
This and so much more on this episode of The Vegetable Gardening Show!
◾ Choosing the right deer fence and the proper material
◾ How long should your deer fence last
◾ The type of fencing you need to install to prevent animals from chewing through the fence
◾ Why the sealing the bottom of the fence is far more important than the height
◾ Trenching your fence is not necessary so as long as you set up your deer fence this way
◾ White warning banners and flags for your deer fence
◾ Ticks and Lyme disease
Jennifer Smith is the Marketing and PR Manager for Deerbusters Deer Fence in Waynesboro, PA. She has spent years studying deer movement and tick prevention through her working company.
Peter Aquilina is owner and founder of Deer Defence located in Seymour, CT. In 1998, Peter got interested in Lyme and other tick borne diseases and has been a pioneer in the deer abatement.
Trident Enterprises International has been the U.S. leading supplier of garden solutions for deer management since 1984. While initially dealing only with electric fence installation in Frederick, Maryland, steady inquiries about deer and garden pest control motivated the founder of Trident Enterprises to become involved with deer fencing; and in 1994, Trident began to install fences and distribute our very first line of poly deer fence rolls and metal deer fence rolls.
Trident Enterprises is named after the Ohio Class of Submarines that carried the ballistic "cruise" missiles in the 1970s called the Trident Subs. Because of the founder's admiration for his Navy days, he named his company after the submarine.
Today, Trident Corp is located in Waynesboro, Pennsylvania; and transitioned from installer to strictly distributor. Our background in fence installation gave us the know-how to expand our business further, by initiating our own line of deer fencing accessories, like our rebar stakes, driveway gates, corner and end systems, and kits to address the needs of our gardeners, farmers and landowners across North America. Our experience continues to assist us in offering the best customer service possible when it comes to helping our customers during the installation process. We offer both TENAX and Trident Corp. fencing rolls to meet the strength and invisibility preferences of our customers.
We are proud to serve national state parks, public gardens, orchards, wineries, universities, small businesses, and federal organizations including the U.S. Department of Interior, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, and USDA.
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