Yard Talk November 6th: Deer and Your Garden

This Saturday, November 6, join us for talks in the nursery yard, at 11:00 am and again at 1:00 pm.

“Will Deer Eat This?” is a familiar question at the nursery, and a very practical concern for many gardeners. Join us to hear from Gregg Tepper and Ruth Rogers Clausen, authors of Deer Resistant Native Plants for the Northeast who will address this question and talk about ways to manage deer in your garden. Bring your questions!

Gregg and Ruth will sign copies of their book after the talks (books available at the Redbud shop.)

Gregg Tepper is a professional horticulturist, lecturer, consultant, and lifelong native plant enthusiast. He is currently horticulturist at the Arboretum at Laurel Hill and West Laurel Hill Cemeteries in Philadelphia, PA. where he manages various display gardens including Nature’s Sanctuary, a SITES Gold credited landscape. Gregg previously held the positions of director of horticulture at Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin DE and the director of horticulture and board members at the Delaware Botanic Gardens in Dagsboro, DE.

Ruth Rogers Clausen is the author of 50 Beautiful Deer-Resistant Plants and co-author of Essential Perennials and The Proven Winners Garden Book. She received a Quill and Trowel award from the Garden Communicators International and has written for the American Garden Guides series. She is the former horticulture editor for Country Living Garden magazine and a long-tie contributor to County Gardens magazine. Ruth Lectures widely and in 2017 was awarded the Garden Media Award by the Perennial Plant Association.