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You know your fruit is ripening when...

Posted by howelbama none (My Page) on
Mon, Jul 18, 11 at 22:21

You open the back door to walk out to your garden and half of NJ's finch population scatters from the hedges...

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RE: You know your fruit is ripening when...

Haha...Mom used to joke that she knew the cantaloupes were ripe when the deer took a bite out of them. I don't know how many times as kids we'd beg her to pick one and she'd say "Just a couple more days..." Next morning, every one of them would have a single huge bite missing.


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RE: You know your fruit is ripening when...

Similarly, when all the figs are gone overnight.
Or all the little pears and apples are pecked or bitten.

I asked DH to put little socks on them, and he planned to do it when they up and vanished. The fruits, that is.


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