At about 7 am, Barney was barking wildly at the front window. At first, I couldn't see what he was so upset about, but then - there it was! This little deer stood there and started eating the fruit off of the loquat tree. (I hope he spit out the seeds - they're poisonous!) I ran to get my camera, and carefully opened the front door and took this shot. Of course, it scared the poor thing off.
I've been thinking of putting some deer food in my back yard - far away from the house. We have several deer that roam the neighborhood (there's a lot of wooded areas here). I'd love to have these little guys come by every morning and get some nourishment. Does anyone have any experience doing this? Is it a good or bad idea? BTW - I don't have anything in my yard that I would mind if they ate - no garden or flowers, etc.