Saturday, March 13, 2021

GardenDC Podcast Episode 50: Deer-Resistant Native Plants

This episode we talk with Ruth Rogers Clausen and Gregg Tepper, authors of "Deer-Resistant Native Plants for the Northeast," on gardening with deer. The plant profile is on the Yucca filamentosa and we share local gardening news plus a contest to celebrate our 50th episode!

Ruth and Gregg will be hosting a Virtual Book Talk on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Register here.

Ruth will be speaking at the 34th Annual Lahr Symposium Redux Daylong Virtual Symposium on Saturday, March 20, 2021. Register here.

To enter to win a free copy of their book and a digital subscription to Washington Gardener Magazine, subscribe by March 20,2021 to our YouTube channel at We will draw a winner from among all our YouTube channel subscribers past and present.

You can order their book at:

The episode is posted at: 

The GardenDC podcast is also available on -

We welcome your questions and comments! You can leave a voice mail message for us at: Note that we may use these messages on a future episode.



  1. What was the name of the plant Ruth said she liked at the end of the podcast?

    1. Hi -
      That was Senna (Senna marilandica) aka wild senna.
      - Kathy


Featured Post

Gifts for Gardeners ~ Gardening Gifts ~ Cool Gardening Gift Ideas

Today is Amazon Prime Day, so I thought I'd again share the garden products I use almost every day. These are the tried-and-true w...