On Sep 4, 9:43*am, Terry Pulliam Burd <ntpull...@spambot.net> wrote:
> I've posted this in another forum, but figure two forums are better
> than one, so here's to the gardeners/critter control specialists: This
> is the first year I've planted tomatoes in the side yard of our new
> house. Never had any problem with critters getting at my tomatoes in
> Colorado or even back in Indiana, but I've narrowed the field of
> suspects down to raccoons. They don't seem to be affected by bone meal
> or Repel's All. I have yet to picked a nice fat better boy that didn't
> have teeth marks in it - and I won't eat a tomato that's been shared
> with a raccoon!
> Any ideas other than trapping them or shooting them, the latter of
> which is illegal in my town, and the former just makes them someone
> else's problem.
> Terry "Squeaks" Pulliam Burd
> To reply, remove "spambot" and replace it with "cox"
You could 'cage' your tomatoes.