birds eating tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

altoona, pa
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Question by vegasval14
July 28, 2007
How do I stop birds from eating my

Answer from NGA
July 28, 2007
If the tomatoes have already begun to turn color, you can pick them and let them finish ripening in safety on the kitchen counter. (Do not refrigerate, do not place on a sunny window sill, just keep them in a single layer at room temperature.) Sometimes birds and other animals will peck or dig into tomatoes to get water. You might try setting out clean water in a shallow pan at a little distance from the garden. Or, you could try netting the tomato plants. I hope this helps.

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