Originally posted on CBS Minnesota:
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MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gardeners just can’t seem to get a break this spring. First, it was a late start to the growing season with cool, rainy weather and not a lot of sunshine. And now deer are causing problems.
Some gardeners say they are getting more frequent than usual visits from deer, who are after the plants and flowers planted their yards.
Over the winter months, it appears that deer were especially active in some neighborhoods, walking
right into people’s yards and chewing up whatever greenery they could find.
And now that it’s spring, we are really seeing the damage deer can do to flowers, plants and bushes. WCCO crews got a look at what happened at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen.
All the way around a group of evergreen bushes, a 5-foot-high section of branches is chewed away.
Dr. Mary Meyer is a…
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