Answer: It sounds like you are seeing millipedes. They have had a population boom this damp summer. Millipedes like rich, moist, dark hiding places. If you can reduce their hiding places (for instance, they like to hide under garden debris and mulch, in lawn thatch and under boards and weeds), it may help cut down on their numbers. You might also consider picking the tomatoes a day or two early and letting them ripen at room temperature away from direct sun. The flavor is nearly as good as vine ripenend and those last minute pests miss out.
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