Saturday, July 4, 2009
I didn’t hermetically seal the bird netting around this Black Krim tomato I planted from seed, so a squirrel took advantage. What’s surprising is that the squirrel ignored the unprotected tomato on the neighboring plant!
close-up human's view of clothespin and bird netting
before: close-up squirrel's view (thanks to husband Kurt for creating cartoon tomato)
after: close-up squirrel's view
This smaller pest, a hornworm I think, had no problem getting inside the bird netting to ruin this Cherokee Purple:
The herbs, jalapenos, and cucumbers aren’t attracting any pests—yippee!