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Friday, June 20, 2003

Terror in the Tomato Patch.

due to the graphic violence depicted in the attached image, this post may not be suitable for sensitive gardeners.

tomatoi was in the midst of my morning garden / yard stroll when i came upon this horrifying scene. these partially eaten tomatoes had been brutally torn from their branches and flung outside the bed. note the shreds of tomato peel and the seeds scattered about the scene.

definitely not slugs or caterpillars. i'd be tempted to blame the squirrels, but in my (limited) experience, squirrels can't resist digging in the general vicinity of their meals and there were no signs of digging in or around the bed.

i daresay our yard will be host to numerous tomato volunteers for many seasons to come.

Posted by Erica Bess Duncan in Edibles, Problems | Permalink