Re: Keeping Deer Out of the Garden
All the above work, some more some less.
Also try hitting the local yard sales and buying up old bottles of perfume, stinier the better. Hang scraps of clothe on the peremiter. Works some places others it don't.
A while back I had troubles with crows gettin' the sweet corn so I shot one and hung it up I the center of the corn patch. Worked quite well til a bear walked off with the carcass.... :-)
A gun will get you thru times of no money better than money will get you thru times of no gun.