Q.deer ate my hosta leaves
Deer ate my hosta leaves. Should I cut them back and start over or leave them?
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Yes, as long as the roots are still intact, the plants should be fine. However, to help alleviate future issues with deer, you may need to add some deterrents to the area. These articles will help: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/pests/deer/deer-repellents.htm
Leave them as they are. They should come up again in the spring as long as the deer didn't dig up the roots.