Deter rabbits and squirrels
When wild sources of food begin to run out, small mammals move from hedgerows and woodlands into gardens to forage for food. The resulting damage to plants can be catastrophic. Keep out rabbits by constructing a fence with a wire mesh dropped 60cm below ground level to stop them burrowing. Direct protection such as netting over bulbs, seeds and the bark of vulnerable trees is the only way to stop squirrels.
In winter, hungry rabbits can strip bark from trees