My dear friend Barb gave me an unusual fern and a plant called a pineapple sage. When you rub the leaves it smells just like pineapple. I planted it in my atrium so it's protected.
This year I emptied the two large pots by my front door of the draecenas that I had growing in them for over ten years. I replaced them with yellow rose bushes. They are beautiful by the deer love to eat the rose buds.
My friend Barb mists her plants leaves with water then sprinkles cayenne pepper on the leaves. She said she heard the deer nearly knocking over the bird baths to slurp up the water!