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Resistance of Ornamentals to Deer Damage

Damage to ornamental plants by white-tailed deer continues to increase. The increase is attributed to rising deer populations, human populations shifting to rural and suburban homesites, loss of deer habitat, and landowner decisisons to prevent deer hunting. This fact sheet provides landowners with...

Featured Plants - Lamb's Ears

Lamb's Ears
Lamb’s Ears ‘Helene von Stein’ Stachys byzantine ‘Helene von Stein’ Don’t let the tender fuzzy leaves of Lamb’s ears fool you. This silvery groundcover, grown primarily for its foliage, stays attractive in both summer and winter. The soft velvet-like texture begs to be petted, making it perfect for...


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