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We have four hosta plants under a tree in our backyard that has recently lost it's leaves! Not from the wind or rain, but you can tell that something has been nibbling on them. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked"> We live in an area where it's fairly common to see a ton of rabbits, squirrels and even deer, so maybe it's one of them? There are no holes in the leaves, just random leaves are gone from the plants!<br><br>
What can I do??
 

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Everything where I live LOVES hostas. Slugs, and snails flock to them and the deer adore them. I decided that they're not such great plants after all. WAY too much work to keep them protected from everything!
 

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I've been told that deer love hostas. Not sure about other critters though.
 

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ditto above posters.<br><br>
I can tell you I used to live in town and there were zero deer and the snails and slugs devoured every little sprout on mine all the time no matter what I did. I ended up giving up! Such a bummer! Maybe bait with a beer trap or try Cory's snail bait or something? Or DE?
 

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rabbits love them too! good luck!
 
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