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Purple Zinnias Lost

Posted by pink_warm_mama_1 Z4 Maine (My Page) on
Mon, May 14, 12 at 11:53

Under lights in my garage my flat of purple zinnias showed themselves so quickly I couldn't believe it. I also couldn't believe it a few days later when I discovered they no longer had any tops! What in the world could have done this? I suspect some kind of insect, but I also wonder if a mouse could have pulled this trick. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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RE: Purple Zinnias Lost

  • Posted by morz8 Z8 Wa coast (My Page) on
    Mon, May 14, 12 at 12:38

Yes, mice will eat seedlings - you wouldn't be the first growing in a garage or basement to lose their seedlings to a mouse :)

RE: Purple Zinnias Lost

WELL! Am I surprised! And I was so darned nice to that mouse, too, letting it have all the sunflower seeds it wanted! Such a sap - but I learn quickly. Thanks for your help.

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