Coleus are Great Plants for the Summer Landscape by
Dan Gill and Allen Owings Flowers are not the desired feature. For this reason, you donít allow coleus to flower in your landscape. When buds begin to appear, pinch them off, and a more bushy plant develops.
The Straight Scoop on "Deer Proof" Plants by
Debbie VanBourgondien Itís not just me. Garden writers everywhere come in for a lot of flak when they publish a list of deer-proof plants. Itís not that we are lying. Itís not that we donít know what weíre talking about, either. These lists are compiled after a very careful observation, generally by teams of agricultural experts, of those plants that deer seem irresistibly drawn to, those they sometimes nibble on, and those that they tend to ignore.