Saturday, July 25, 2020

Lunchtime

I have a running battle with the squirrels to see who is going to eat my tomatoes and peppers. This year I seem to be winning so far but just as things are looking nicely ripe they often disappear. This guy was not on my roof deck so it wasn't my produce being eaten.  
Taking part in Saturday's Critters. Click HERE to see more creatures from around the world.

22 comments:

Anne Hagman-Niilola said...

Cute;-))

Lea said...

Squirrels are cute, but...
Have a wonderful weekend!

Tom said...

...lunchtime lasts all day long!

Billy Blue Eyes said...

He is cute and cuddly

Agnieszka Mikołajczyk said...

Nice

Sharon said...

He's such a cute little guy! I'm glad he's not your thief.

Andy said...

Consider yourself lucky that it is a squirrel.
I have rats in my backyard. (╯°□°)╯

eileeninmd said...

Hello,

The Black Squirrel is pretty. I did not know they ate tomatoes.
Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Enjoy your day,wishing you a happy weekend!

Karen said...

Looks just like the culprits in my yard!

s.c said...

What a cutie. Don’t see them in my yard.

Taken For Granted said...

Always enjoy seeing the black squirrels as there are none of them around here, only red squirrels.

21 Wits said...

Enjoy sweet critter!

bill burke said...

What a cute wee squirrel. Haven't seen a squirrel in a long time.

Revrunner said...

What you munchin' on there little guy? :-)

Gosia said...

In Poland squirrels are mostly red.

Kay said...

I hate that I have to battle wildlife for the produce from my garden! We had a rat (ugh!!) last summer that got almost every one of my delicata squashes, all our apples (a small crop), and tomatoes.

To answer your question on crocosmia: I grow all of mine in containers and they do well. The ones that do best are the ones with the deepest soil -- about 8-10" deep. Your climate is both warmer and colder than ours so I can't guess how they'd do there but mine overwinter fine and we have long runs of nights below freezing, and have snow too. Ours bloom starting in July (our summery days don't really begin until July) and have bloomed nicely all month. Our frequent winds beat them up a bit. I don't know whether you can count on blooms all summer. It's certainly worth a try. If you can find them for sale in your area they likely can do okay.

Linda said...

Squirrels are hard critters to keep out of your garden. I can't even keep them out of my "squirrel proof" bird feeders.

Anu said...

Black squirrel, wow. Squirrels look cute, but they're little beasts and they eat almost everything.

Karl said...

Bon appetite!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Oh it's the cutest little food thief Pat đź’ś

Laura. M said...

Que simpática. Me encanta.
CuĂ­date.
Un abrazo.

William Kendall said...

Cutie pie!