Mid Atlantic Gardening forum: Deer versus native plants in Virginia

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Name: Sally
central Maryland
Seriously addicted to kettle chips.
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Mar 5, 2018 6:22 AM CST

This cites estimates that deer in VA have increased (approximately) from 30,000 in 1930s, to a million now.that 30 times as many. Wow.
..come into the peace of wild things..-Wendell Berry
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Name: Susan
Vienna, VA (Zone 7a)
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Mar 6, 2018 7:25 PM CST
If only deer would eat more non-native plants! In my personal experience, there are very few Asian plants that they actually eat. They want to fill up their bellies with the natives Thumbs down

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