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Who Ate Our Tomatoes???

September 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

This is a tomato plant that came up without being planted.  It’s a volunteer!  It grew right next to our front steps in a flower garden.  At first I was going to pull it out, but I decided to leave it and see what it did.  Well it flowered and produced these four little cherry tomatoes.  I was skeptical that they would ever turn red because they stayed green for a long time.  But just this past week my daughter and I noticed that our little tomatoes were turning orange!  We talked about soon enjoying them.  A small but special treat.

And then, this morning…Ack!

And my Four-o-Clock Plant that had lovely vibrant fuschia-colored flowers…

And, the Cosmos plants…

Grrr.  What is with these animals?!  They’re acting like…like…animals!  Aren’t there still enough delicious plants to eat in the woods?

Tags: Wild Critters

2 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Anna b-bonkers // Sep 15, 2008 at 3:41 pm

    What is with that?!
    I had the same thing happen out at our cottage, they critters ate all my cherries bite by bite then emptied the trash.

    Anyway, I really wanted to thank you for the sweet comment on my SAJ guest post, you are so kind:)

    Oh, and that plarn, that is neat stuff, what does the bag look like when you are done?

  • 2 Gayle // Sep 15, 2008 at 4:01 pm

    Hi Anna!

    Thanks for commenting! On the positive side, this year the animals really didn’t bother anything of mine until now. That’s not too bad; the growing season is almost over here.

    I have been so bad about working on my plarn bag. It is not finished yet. I always find something else to occupy my time. When I finish it I will definitely post a photo!

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