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Squirrel proof tomatoes?

11 years ago

Towards the end of last year's tomato season, I noticed that squirrels were starting to eat them, though they seemed to choose mostly the red tomatoes, not the yellow or black. This year, I'm wondering whether planting mostly black/dark green/yellow tomatoes will escape their attention. I don't mind because I prefer black tomatoes in any case, but does anyone have any experience with this?

I read through other posts which suggested blood meal etc. though some people say it doesn't work at all. I live in a crowded neighborhood and would rather not get a BB gun if possible. Any thoughts would be much appreciated! (Those #$%@!! squirrels!)

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