Deer: A Threat to Cars, Trees, and People

    Listen 53:20

    They’re causing mayhem in the roads, eating our azaleas, and attacking the arborvitae. On the latest episode of You Bet Your Garden, host Mike McGrath tries to deal with what seems to be a deluge of dangerous deer. Plus, your fabulous phone calls!

    Question of the Week:

    I love your show and am hoping you can help my ‘de-barked’ pine trees. The trees are about five feet tall, were planted last year and have been de-barked (most likely by a deer) about two to three feet above the ground. The scars are about a foot wide. In your expert opinion, what is the best way to save my trees? Any ideas on how I can prevent this in the future?
    —Connie in Reston, Virginia

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