The potted rose on our back patio has just begun blooming:
You've heard many complaints here about the damage deer have done to our landscape and other plantings this year. I'm very nervous about this wonderful rose. It's totally on top of the deer's preferred menu. So each night around 9 p.m. I go out and arrange some overnight protection:
So far, so good! I hope it lasts! Composed of four patio chairs, one of each of three sides and one upside down wedged on top, covered with an old sheet.