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Keep trees protected from deer with itchy antlers

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Use chicken wire or tree wrap to protect the bark of trees to keep deer from rubbing their antlers on the bark and damaging it.

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As fall approaches, it is time to protect the trunks of smooth-barked trees such as young maples from deer rubbing. Deer rub their antlers on trees, typically those with smooth bark.
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