Understand Deer Browsing Behavior to Better Protect the Garden

Shrubs and trees may look like they’ve been groomed with a canopy, but the leaves and branches have actually been eaten away

Gary Junken

Managing 500 acres of grounds at a historical landmark resort can be very challenging, especially 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, Effective Deer Deterrents.

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