I'm getting so many tomatoes, I decided I'd better put my bird scare program into effect. ;)
From my internet research, there's several things that should work... flaps of fabric to blow in the breeze, glittery things like cd's, noisy things like piepans and windchimes, predator-looking things like fake owls or snakes. But the key, it seems, is to keep rotating the things, so the birds don't get complacent, like the birds you see that sit on the scarecrow's outstretched arms. So here's part one of my bird scare - a length of old peach polyester cloth and some old freebie cd's. Looks like a carnival, doesn't it?
And here's one of the new clusters on my Cherry tomato plant:
And (as if you haven't seen enough) ... ONE more:
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