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Alto Mare
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« on: August 09, 2018, 06:03:27 PM »

Wayne, I wanted to post a pic of these gorgeous tomatoes from your neck of the woods.
They're still green, they got a late start, but coming along nicely.
The reason I wanted to show a pic or two is that I might lose them all this year. I have been planting tomatoes there for over 20 years and it took a California Tomato to attract Squirrels Grin. I caught one walking away with a nice one in his mouth Roll Eyes.
I'm sure he'll be back.

Bricks are 8" x 2 1/2", just to give an idea on size

Thanks again Wayne for the seeds, I hope I get to taste a few.

Sal
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« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2018, 07:05:41 PM »

Sal: A 22cal. pill will take care of that! Grin Wink. I lost an entire crop of Tomato's one year to the deer, I was fuming. so I put up an electric fence, that took care of them eating my tomato plants. My son and grandson hunts my property also. That's a win win for me, venison and critter control. Wink Cheesy

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« Reply #2 on: August 09, 2018, 07:16:45 PM »

Sal,
We plant Marigolds in front of ours and it has always worked.
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« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2018, 07:37:38 PM »

Thanks for the big Tom pik,,,,,butt we got to wait,  n watching, worry Z me.    You got the temperature 🤒. You need to relax.   Fishing isn’t everything 🤔🤷‍♂️🤦‍♀️🍷🎣
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« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2018, 03:37:29 AM »

frigging squirels liked my cherry tomatoes last year, no tomatoes this year .  harryk
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« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2018, 04:33:03 AM »

This is how I try to keep my critters under control. A 22 Diana pellet gun. We tried Gardens here in Phoenix, lost cause.
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« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2018, 05:16:11 AM »

Before she got too old, Lucy would keep my squirrel population under control.  With a little pellet gun help of course.



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« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2018, 05:43:32 AM »

Sal,

WOW!!!!  You’ve got it going back east!!!

You have made those tomato seeds take hold back east as well.   Good for you.

Question, I send you two packets of seeds:  Package A & Package B.

Which one did you plant & photograph???

I’ll send your post to my construction buddy, I know he will enjoy reading of your success,

As far as the squirrels, here in San Mateo, we call them... “Furry Tailed Rats” for all the right reasons.

Buddy Jim has an aging German shorthair as his hunting dog, and on its own, the dog killed 13 rats (the regular variety) one evening last summer.   I like the idea of a .22 with bird shot. Effective and NO ONE gets hurt.

Send more of your tomato harvest as they continue to produce!!!

We are in Bishop, CA (Google it) and will be fishing the So. Fk of Bishop Creek around the 8,000’ & 9,000’ elevations.

And tomorrow, Jennifer and I will drive to the White Mountains, home of the oldest growing specimen in the world.

      https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methuselah_(tree)

Photos & post to follow,

Wayne
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« Reply #8 on: August 10, 2018, 06:53:23 AM »

Photo of the tree,  pleeze. Wink
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