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Tomato Pests

Tomato Pests
Posted by Abby from Missouri/Zone 5 on 2008-07-31 12:31:00

Just as I had green tomatoes turning red, some small animal ate them!!! I think it might be a mouse or a chipmunk! What can I do???!!! Help!
  • tomato pests
    Posted by glen parks from fl. 34788 on 2008-09-07 12:17:00

    Try garlic juice. your garden supply should have it.
  • Cayenne Pepper
    Posted by Laurie from Maryland on 2008-08-03 06:18:00

    Make a mixture with ground dried cayenne pepper and water and spray this onto your fruit. Wear gloves, goggles and a mask (please, cuz this stuff if potent). Re-apply after rain. Wash your fruit carefully before eating because cayenne is strong stuff. I would use about a tsp to per quart of water should do it.

    Then stand back and watch the little buggers NOT eat your 'maters!

    This also works on cats and the neighborhood dog that runs loose.
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