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What Is the Height of a Garden Fence for Deer?

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Deer fencing should be at least 8 feet tall if using wire, wood or similar materials. Electric fencing, with a single wire at 30 inches off the ground, may be useful, but only recommended for repelling small deer populations.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."