Posted on September 28, 2011December 14, 2011 by Claire SommerGreen Garden: Combat or Concede? I let my guard down. If you’ve ever had your garden attacked by a deer, you can sympathize with this heart-sinking feeling. Oh no. Oh deer. Here’s my July 2011 Patch column about deer decimating by vegetable patch, and what I did about it. Do I replant or relinquish?