Category Archives: Repellents. Deterrents & Other Stuff

Winter Gardening – Tips and Tricks

Gardening is a year round job even if you aren’t growing anything during the winter, and there are several things that you can do now to ensure that you have a healthy, productive growing season come spring. Remove Dead Plants … Continue reading

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Why Predator Urines Work to Repel Animals of Prey

The Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 7 Included in a 1994 edition of The Journal of Chemical Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 7, there is a research article called “Why Are Predator Urines Aversive to Prey?” The following is … Continue reading

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Repellents – What Types of Repellents are Available?

In our first blog post, we discussed the difference between Repellents and Deterrents. In that post, we defined Repellents as a substance that repels animals by negatively impacting their sense of taste or sense of smell. Deterrents were defined as … Continue reading

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Repellent vs. Deterrent – What’s the Difference?

Repellent vs. Deterrent – What’s the Difference? In the realm of protecting our gardens, landscaping and homes from animals of many kinds, consumers tend to use the terms “repellent” and “deterrent” interchangeably. Manufacturers and vendors of such products also use … Continue reading

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