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TIDEWATER GARDENING

by K. Marc Teffeau, Ph.D.

Dear Deer In our landscape we have all manner of four-footed wildlife. Some of them cause no real damage, while others can range from being a nuisance to outright devastating. Rabbits like to mow down annuals and perennials, not to mention doing their “Peter Rabbit� thing in the vegetable garden. Squirrels, the

bandits of the bird feeders and consumers of spring flowering bulbs, also like fresh vegetables like tomatoes, and fruits like peaches. Bambi is out again feeding on a whole list of plants, especially in the landscape. If they would just stick to the corn and soybean fields, that would be great, but they have

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May 2017 ttimes web magazine  

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