Yard and Garden: Prevent Wildlife Damage to Trees and Shrubs

AMES, Iowa – Protect trees and shrubs in the home landscape to limit damage done by wildlife during winter. Voles, rabbits and deer can cause severe damage to plants in the winter by feeding on twigs, bark, leaves and stems. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists tell how to protect woody plants. To have additional questions answered, contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or 515-294-3108.

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