05/11/15 6:05am
05/11/2015 6:05 AM
Jack Weiskott, owner of Ornamental Plantings in Southold, said he’s noticed an increase in interest for deer-resistant plants over roughly the past decade. He’s holding the deer-resistant shrub Spiraea japonica. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Jack Weiskott, owner of Ornamental Plantings in Southold, said he’s noticed an increase in interest for deer-resistant
plants over roughly the past decade. He’s holding the deer-resistant shrub Spiraea japonica. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

“No plants are completely deer-proof,” according to literature published by the Cornell Cooperative Extension. “Hungry deer will consume plants that have little nutritional value.”

For many North Fork residents, that much has become obvious over the past decade as the deer population has exploded throughout the area. Many homeowners’ gardens and plants have been chewed and gnawed year in and year out, and while the deer problem isn’t new this spring by any means, it’s becoming more and more obvious that it’s here to stay.

Read tips from experts on northforker.com.

05/08/15 10:51am

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Warning: Once you look at this Cutchogue home, others might pale in comparison.

Stunning architectural design abounds in this spacious, three story $1.9 million modern beach house.

The home, located on an acre of property atop a bluff in the prestigious Nassau Point neighborhood, offers the perfect blend of indoor/outdoor waterfront living.

Amenities include hardwood floors, five bedrooms, a master bedroom balcony and private beach rights.

See the complete listing at northforker.com.