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Pegplant’s Post: Gardening E-Newsletter for DC Metro Area

Enter your e-mail here to subscribe to Pegplant’s Post, an e-newsletter about gardening in the Washington DC metropolitan area. This free monthly communication lists 50 to 100 local gardening events, recently published gardening books, and articles and tips specific to this immediate area. Each issue also features the opportunity to win a free plant or gardening product. For the upcoming January 2020 Pegplant’s Post, one lucky subscriber will win one Plantskydd quart bottle of a spray liquid that repels deer, rabbits, and voles and a one-pound granular repellent for rabbits, squirrels, and voles. If you are not already a subscriber, subscribe now for the opportunity to win these two products!

Plantskydd is a family of organic repellent products for gardeners as well as professional horticulturists to use to prevent damage to plants and gardens. The products are organic, made from porcine or bovine dried blood which has an offensive odor. The products can also be used to mask a sweet smell as mentioned in my October 2019 article on planting spring blooming bulbs. Soak the bulbs in Plantskydd so animals do not detect them and dig them up. Plantskydd repellents are safe for vegetable gardens and are rain and snow resistant so no need to constantly re-apply. Made in the United States, Plantskydd products can be ordered from their website or purchased at independent garden centers.

Pegplant’s Post Giveaway: Bobbex Deer Repellent Spray

I am very excited about the giveaway for the January 2019 issue of Pegplant’s Post. Bobbex, a company known for effective deer repellent, has generously offered to ship one 48 oz. E-Z ready to use sprayer and one quart bottle of concentrated spray of their deer repellent, a $55 value. Their deer repellent was rated number 1 by an independent study conducted by the Connecticut Department of Forestry and Horticulture. Environmentally friendly, the Bobbex deer repellent is a foliar spray that protects ornamental plantings, shrubs, and forest trees from browsing and feeding by deer, moose, and elk (we don’t have moose and elk in the DC metro area but we have plenty of deer). The spray is a blend of ingredients that are offensive to deer but harmless to humans and safe for wildlife. The Bobbex website has very useful information on how to recognize and deter deer, goose, rabbits, and small animal damage and offers a variety of repellent products.

This giveaway opportunity is for subscribers of Pegplant’s Post, an online, free newsletter for people interested in gardening in the Washington DC metro area. Each issue provides at least 50 but up to 100 gardening events; newly published gardening books; local tips, advice, and articles; and a monthly giveaway contest.

To subscribe, click here or visit pegplant.com and enter your e-mail address in the box above “subscribe!” on the right column. Pegplant’s Post will be issued on the last weekend of the month.