GARDENING TIPS: Keeping Critters From Eating Your Plants

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Tim from the Earl May in Waukee said one of the hardest things gardeners face over the long winter months is cute critters munching away on your favorite plants.  If you have a rabbit or a deer eating a burning bush plant or any others, there are a few things to help prevent that.

Tim recommended putting up wraps for your plants so animals can't eat the whole plant.  If you don't want to both with wraps, repellent sprays are always effective.  Most repellent sprays are organic and safe but won't smell pretty, they're made with rotten eggs and garlic.  Animals don't like the smell or the taste of organic repellents, so they'll typically leave your garden alone after a few bites.

For more information or questions, stop by any Earl May location for help.

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