Protect plants and keep your landscape free of deer

By Amy Tetreault
Special to The PREVIEW

Deer damage to ornamental plants is an increasing problem. Deer populations in neighborhoods have grown rapidly due to abandoned farms, hunting restrictions and suburban sprawl. And they are dining on expensive suburban landscapes — especially in areas with heavy snowfall in the woods. In those areas, front and backyard plantings can serve as easy winter forage.

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This story was posted on December 31, 2014.