Cabin owners know the drill. Head up (or over) to the lake in springtime for opening, plant the garden beds and flower boxes, return home and hope for the best. At subsequent visits, arrive to find death-by-thirst plants or a florae crime scene, thanks to the local rabbits and/or deer populations.
Alan Branhagen, director of operations for the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, offers ways to increase the odds of having healthy cabin plants.
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