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#5772463 - 06/03/15 03:43 PM todays crop
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
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Loc: bastrop county
with the sun out, ripening very quicklydurn mocking birds are getting some, so am picking a little early
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#5772470 - 06/03/15 03:51 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
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Registered: 01/05/13
Posts: 582
Loc: Buda, Tx
Dang! up I would have just walked out the door with a salt shaker and went to town. Be lucky if half made it in the house. food

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#5772481 - 06/03/15 04:01 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
Chunky Dunk Offline
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Registered: 05/28/15
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Loc: Rockport
Very nice crop. My dad used to put red Christmas ornaments in the tomato plants when the tomatoes were still green. Birds would give them he#% for a couple days and then leave them alone for the rest of the season.
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#5772499 - 06/03/15 04:17 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
dogcatcher Offline
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Loc: Abilene or on the road...
food
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#5772502 - 06/03/15 04:18 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
westexhunt Offline
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Registered: 11/05/12
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Loc: San Angelo
I've been told that they will leave the tomatoes alone if you put out a dish of water. Essentially a bird bath. Havent tried it myself.

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#5772536 - 06/03/15 04:38 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
kmkellar Offline
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Loc: Houston
I see BLT's in the near future!
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#5772835 - 06/03/15 07:20 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
Michael W. Offline
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Good looking crop of tomatoes.
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#5772871 - 06/03/15 07:38 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
You're way ahead of mine, if they survive. Only have green ones, but the plants flooded with all the rain and look like chit. bang

Nice haul though
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#5772913 - 06/03/15 08:01 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
coach20 Offline
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Registered: 02/16/15
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looks great.

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#5773012 - 06/03/15 08:59 PM Re: todays crop [Re: Chunky Dunk]
skinnerback Offline
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Registered: 05/30/11
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Loc: Rockport, Tx.
Originally Posted By: Chunky Dunk
Very nice crop. My dad used to put red Christmas ornaments in the tomato plants when the tomatoes were still green. Birds would give them he#% for a couple days and then leave them alone for the rest of the season.


That sounds like a great idea, never heard of it. Will have to give this a try. up Birds have always tore my maters up in the past, tried all sorts of things that never really worked especially long term.


Edited by skinnerback (06/03/15 09:01 PM)

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#5773031 - 06/03/15 09:04 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
skinnerback Offline
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Loc: Rockport, Tx.
Colt them are some good lookin' maters.

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#5773245 - 06/03/15 10:48 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
mrmo Offline
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Loc: 31*32'57"N 97*8'47"W
Birds got to all of mine how do you keep them away? I have tried rubber snakes and a wind thing that spins and they still got pecked by the birds anyway.
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#5782590 - 06/10/15 11:45 AM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
sbakerac Offline
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Registered: 06/09/15
Posts: 123
go organic!

congrats!

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#5783430 - 06/10/15 07:59 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
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Registered: 07/13/11
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Going to give the red ornaments a try. Can't hurt.

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#5783444 - 06/10/15 08:05 PM Re: todays crop [Re: colt45]
Chief Joe Offline
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Loc: Fredericktown, Ohio
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