Rabbits are often portrayed as cute, furry creatures in books and movies. In the real world, however, rabbits can be destructive pests in the home landscape. In winter, rabbits often browse on young trees and shrubs. If feeding damage is extensive, trees and shrubs can be completely destroyed.
Last year rabbits severely damaged several annuals and perennials in my garden. Are there any herbaceous ornamentals that would be safe from hungry rabbits?
Is it possible to grow peanuts in Iowa?
Several apples have formed on a newly planted fruit tree. Can the apples be allowed to mature or should they be removed?