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*Another deer story*.

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The other day I was sitting on the deck and there she was.
Baby Deer:
Hello, do you remember me I was born here few weeks ago

Klahanie:
You are still pretty cute.

Baby Deer:
I came to see your roses.
Klahanie:
You cannot have my roses! I left you some apples in the valley.

Baby Deer:
I already ate all those and the wisteria you have planted there for me.

Klahanie:
I did not plant it for you. And you ate it?
All the books say you do not eat a wisteria.

Baby Deer:
Oh? sorry I have not read those books.

Would you like to see what I can do?



Klahanie:
Now, that is pretty funny.

Baby Deer: So applause please.

and now can I have some of your roses?

Klahanie:
NO. Why do not you eat some of that nice white clover in the lawn?

Baby Deer: I like the clover too.

Klahanie:
Maybe there is a hope for you yet.

Where is your mother?

Baby Deer:
She is in the front. She really likes your hosta.

Klahanie :
(sigh) Tell your mother not to eat my plants.

Baby Deer:
But my mother does not like to be told.

Klahanie:
There is no hope for her.

Then she gave me a smile, waved her tail and said: “See you tomorrow”.

:-)

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Thank you for letting us in on your private conversation Klahanie . . . wonderful :)) (Our Muntjac hasn't read the books either - he's had half a Photinia and all the salad greens that were left: now called Munch-jack!)

13 Sep, 2013

 

How lovely to have in your garden, not so nice for your plants though....:) lovely pics klahanie....

13 Sep, 2013

 

Lovely pictures and story.

13 Sep, 2013

 

How nice , Klahanie , a shame that you can't deter them from eating the plants though !
Lovely to have such close contact with wild creatures , a rare privilege for "townies".

13 Sep, 2013

 

Great blog, she is beautiful :o)

13 Sep, 2013

 

lol too/ :)...Klahanie:
I did not plant it for you. And you ate it?
All the books say you do not eat a wisteria.
Baby Deer:
Oh? sorry I have not read those books.
Would you like to see what I can do?

i thought that was very well thought out(liked the reasoning... oh? sorry i have not read books)

really frustrating that you get your flowers munched tho... i personally would`nt make light of that.....

really enjoyed this blog tho Klahanie. are these deer quite fearless around you?

from jane!

13 Sep, 2013

 

haha - you both made me laugh:) Glad to see I am not the only one to talk to animals, lol.

13 Sep, 2013

 

ps/ the i would`nt make light of that means i found the blog really humorous but not intending to laugh at your poor garden being munched on...

just read what i said before and did not at all read how i intended... phew! sorry about that!!!!

13 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you all very much for reading my conversation with this bambi. I do not chase them, I have several motion activated sprinkles which do the chasing for me. It helps somewhat but not completely. Sometimes they learn how to walk around them. They are very clever.

13 Sep, 2013

 

She's very pretty. Pity she wants to eat your roses :o)

13 Sep, 2013

 

lovely photos and story, made me smile! Hope she doesn't come back and eat your roses though!

13 Sep, 2013

 

I dont want to laugh at your plants expense Klahanie but I really couldn't help it
Great blog. You just know from her face that she's been up to no good!

13 Sep, 2013

bjs
Bjs
 

Great blog well thought out.

13 Sep, 2013

 

Oh absolutely, she will sneak back to grab something tasty...for sure. I started to collect "deer resistant" plants but obviously deer likes different plants in different areas.
My girlfriend has tons of dahlias in the open and her deer will not touch it . They have more deer around than we.
Mine are not so selective.
Such is life :-) The beauty of this property is in all the untamed land and wildlife we have around. Cannot have everything.

Thank you all for your comments (and sympathy):-)

13 Sep, 2013

 

The story was Beautiful And so were the photo

14 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you Lynda

14 Sep, 2013

 

That was a nice chat, Klahanie. I like to chat with animals, too. It reminds me my favourite book in a childhood. It was about young roebuck Bambi and his family. I think I am going to buy that book again. Our deers are very shy, they do not go to gardens. As a child I helped to my Uncle to bring hay and corn to deers in woods, snow was up to my belt. Thank you.

14 Sep, 2013

taz
Taz
 

lucky you having deer in the garden, I know they can be disruptive eating the plants, I for one although I love my garden, would be quite happy to sacrifice a few plants, and I mean a few ( they grow back) for the joy of seeing such a beautiful creature, we do have squirrels and lots of birds ,and hedgehogs which is great ,but deer wow.

15 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you Taz, They are beautiful animals and they are not shy. They are actually quite bold and let me to approach them quite close before they will back up.

15 Sep, 2013

 

Thank you for your note Katarina.

15 Sep, 2013

 

She is so lovely Klahanie, a lot prettier than her mother. Now, I've come up with an idea that would solve all your deer problems. Where I live there are no plant munching deer and I have a lot of lovely roses. I admit my garden is small ...but no wild animals. I wondered if you would consider a swap?:-))

28 Sep, 2013

 

Hi Bornagain,
She so cute is not she.
You made me smile. I know you are "fed up" with my complaints about the deer. I complain about my deer as people complain about the weather. You know that I will not swap :-) ...but you can come for visit, we have lots of wildlife around you would enjoy.
And yes, your roses are beautiful.

28 Sep, 2013

 

If only ...... :-} (wistful smile)

29 Sep, 2013

 

Hello klahanie,

Great pictures, and the story made me chuckle!

David

1 Oct, 2013

 

She comes over quite often David....and all here relatives :-) She is getting to be a young lady now.
Glad you liked it.

3 Oct, 2013

 

That is a most charming blog, Klahanie. I love deer and have had a young fellow visit my backdoor too. It's been extremely cold lately and the young fellow wanted the cracked corn that I put out for the birds and squirrels. You were very polite and kind to the youngster. Wish all people who had "deer problems" were as understanding.

26 Jan, 2014

 

Hi Lorilyn, I have seen your pictures of the young deer.
I feel sorry for them when I see that deep snow.
I had some great plans when we moved to Vancouver Island about planting, but had to adjust because of the wildlife....which I love as well. I do not like fences.
Thank you for your comment and keep warm.

27 Jan, 2014

 

Thank you Klahanie, wonderful blog ... Great sense of humour and kind of you to share it.

9 Jun, 2014

 

Glad you liked it Alanb.

10 Jun, 2014

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