Shrubs and trees may look like they've been groomed with a canopy but the leaves and branches have actually been eaten away
Length: 04:37

Managing five hundred acres of grounds at a historical landmark resort can be very challenging, expecially with a burgeoning herd of deer, and John Van Etten, Horticulturist at Lake Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York, has become an expert in getting to know the enemy. In this video he'll show you some of the telltale signs to watch for in identifying this common North American garden pest

For more, read John's article, "Getting to Know the Enemy," in the November/December 2002 issue of Fine Gardening magazine (#88).

Shot by: 
Gary Junken