While no shrub is completely deer resistant, there are some that are less desired by our four-legged friends.

We have been planting shrubs that deer do not desire because we do not want them to continue to treat our yards as their walk-thru. Plus, these shrub options provide beautiful color all season long while keeping deer away.

The selections mentioned below are some that we have been planting are great zone 5 shrubs that provide great color and are not a favorite meal for deer.

Red-twig dogwood 

Summersweet 

 

 

 

 

Sweatfern

 

 

 

 

Inkberry 

 

 

 

 

Winterberry 

 

Winter Gem boxwood 

 

 

 

 

 

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