Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Tomatoes & Unwanted Visitor (207/365)

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Nestled inside vines
I see ripe red tomatoes
Eaten by a worm.

Original Haiku by Sujomi

TIME:  9:06 AM
PLACE:  Backyard
SUBJECT:  Cherry tomatoes on vine

See all those cherry tomatoes?  I was excited to see some that had ripened when I was watering the plants this morning.  But as I was picking the ripe ones, I found that they all had holes in them from some sort of bug.  Maybe it was this fellow:

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Yuck.  If those cutworms think that they are going to mutilate my tomatoes, they have another thing coming.  I’m bigger than they are, so I will prevail. I hope.


Mari said...

Grrr - That is so frustrating!

bentonflocke said...

really frustrating