Ask a Question forum→Anyone have trouble with something taking your calendula seeds?

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Milpitas, CA
Jun 4, 2020 3:50 PM CST
So I was so happy the other day, that my calendulas were going to seed. And there were a lot!

Only to go out today and see this. Pic below.

I don't have cages, and can't get any at this tone. I'm realizing that I need some ASAP!

Any ideas as to how to protect my seed pods until they're ready for harvesting?
Thumb of 2020-06-04/SoulReaver009/d74719

Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
Not all who wander are lost
Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Jun 4, 2020 4:20 PM CST
Maybe one of your family members or your dog is helping you out by deadheading the Calendula.
Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and proclaiming...."WOW What a Ride!!" -Mark Frost

President: Orchid Society of Northern Nevada
Milpitas, CA
Jun 4, 2020 4:39 PM CST
It's not my family.
I'm pretty sure it's not my dog. My chihuahua would only do her business near it. If anything. haha. She doesn't tear things up.

I'm guessing squirrels or birds.

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