You don’t want this happening on your property.
Deer fencing is a unique addition to any yard or recreational area, and in the Bucks County and Montgomery County areas, homeowners are looking into the addition of deer fencing because of its many advantages.
A deer fence is much higher than a conventional fence. A regular privacy fence is fine if you’re only trying to seclude yourself, but they’re often not high enough to keep deer and other wild animals off your property.
An adult deer, after all, can jump as high as eight feet. In order to effectively keep them outside your private area, the fence clearly must be high enough to keep them from jumping over it. Not only do deer cause great destruction, but they can also spread Lyme disease by carrying infected ticks onto your property.
Peter Benz Landscaping has been installing deer fencing for many years to prevent deer from destroying everything from residential gardens to commercial orchards and nurseries, while also assisting with deer tick control.
But whether you choose Peter Benz or another area landscaper to install deer fencing on your Bucks or Montgomery property, we nevertheless strongly suggest having the installation completed by a professional.
Here are five important reasons why:
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There’s really no debating it — deer are beautiful, graceful animals. Whether in the woods or in a suburban setting, the sight of them nearly always inspires awe and delight.
And yet the unfortunate truth is that wild deer aren’t always the gentle creatures we see in nature programs on television. In fact, they often bring ruin in their wake.
Why would you want to guard your property from deer?
- Deer often destroy gardens, orchards and nurseries in their quest for food.
- Disease prevention! Deer often play host to ticks, which infect thousands of people every year in Pennsylvania with Lyme disease.
Deer cause millions of dollars worth of property and land damage each year. That’s why it’s in everyone’s interest to safely and humanely keep deer away from our property.
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When you’ve worked so hard to own your home, you want to keep it beautiful. You may have a well-manicured yard or a fruitful garden that produces food for your family throughout the year, but if all of your hard work is getting destroyed by deer, you’ll only see stress when you look at your beautiful property.
If you can relate to any of the following situations, you could probably benefit from the installation of a deer fence in Bucks and Montgomery County Pennsylvania as an effective deer repellant:
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By: Robert Oley, PE, MSPH, Public Health Consultant
The primary goal of a tick management plan for one’s home and surrounding property is to create low-risk tick zones within commonly used areas. These low-risk zones should include recreational, eating, entertainment and gardening areas, as well as spaces close to walkways, storage sheds, firewood piles, and mailboxes.
Ticks require a high humidity environment to survive, and need vertebrate hosts to feed on to be able to grow and reproduce. Without these two key elements, ticks just cannot sustain themselves. If you want to make your property safer from ticks, you must cut down on the number of potential tick hosts, while at the same time creating a drier, less inviting landscape for ticks.
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Are deer destroying any sort of plant life on your property? Unfortunately you aren’t alone. Deer are being forced into smaller habitats with the constant tear-down of forests to build housing developments and shopping centers. The loss of our deer habitat here in Bucks County has led to property damage on our residential landscapes and forests. These animals are beautiful to look at, but you don’t want them damaging your property that you have worked so hard to build and maintain.
In Bucks County PA we actually have one of the densest deer populations in the entire state. Deer are in almost every town in the county. Once deer enter your property they look to eat a variety of items including: wild crabapple, sumac, honeysuckle, grasses, greenbrier, clover, dogwoods, acorns, but they will eat just about anything. They will also eat “browse” material, meaning ends of twigs or small branches of trees that they don’t normally consume. Not only do deer cause a great destruction to your landscape but they can also spread Lyme disease by carrying infected ticks onto your property. To avoid both of these problems, you should implement a deer management system and include deer fencing and deer grates.
Deer fencing is made of a poly-coated web material. The color and grid-like space of the fencing makes it virtually invisible, blending in with the aesthetics of your property. When installed by Peter Benz Landscaping, this fencing system is strong enough to discourage deer and other harmful pests from entering your property. Deer fencing is a long-term and cost-effective solution to any deer invasion and will protect your property for many years. In addition to the fencing we can also install deer grates to allow the passage of people and cars, but not deer. The grates are made of hollow slats and can be used in place of, or addition to, a driveway gate.
No matter if you are looking to protect only a small portion of your property or the entire landscape, installing deer fencing and deer grates can be extremely beneficial. Fencing is really the only deer-proofing method there is because no other tactic offers complete control, keeping deer off your property.
Peter Benz Landscaping has years of experience in landscape design as well as fence installation so we are able to naturally blend any deer fencing into your property. We can install fencing on any size property from residential gardens to commercial orchards. Contact us to learn more.