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Q.what’s consuming tomatoes

Zone San Antonio, TX | Anonymous added on July 5, 2016 | Answered

What consumed the top third of my green tomato? Overnight, two tomatoes near the ground lost their top third. We have enclosed the garden in a one-inch PVC garden netting stapled to 2×4’s to keep out the squirrels and opossums we see in the neighborhood trees. Assuming these creatures are somehow getting in, what might we do to protect our tomatoes?

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Answered on July 6, 2016

Most likely slugs. There is nothing that a slug won't eat, including a tomato plant.

Here is a link on how to control slugs.


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