Signs of guilt…

Sometimes pest will leave you a sure sign of damage such as the below girdling on this passionflower vine. I don’t know who did this but I would just consider it a natural form of pruning.

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Sometimes they only eat holes here and there and I think; “Why didn’t you just eat the entire leaf?”

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Sometimes the look of guilt is just all you need to know that someone is up to no good!

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And when you catch them in the act:

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They are just too cute to scold!

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Just too cute!
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19 responses to “Signs of guilt…

  1. I hope all that clover keeps him out of your vegetable garden!

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  2. christineramsey

    I like your relaxed attitude. When I first started gardening, I reacted to every bug and critter
    like it was the end of the world. I sprayed a lot of insecticidal soap–and worse. Now I know damage happens. Unless it get really bad, I just take it in stride.

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  3. They can eat all the clover they want. Just leave my phlox and young aronia alone!

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  4. Your basil leaves look like my basil leaves!

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  5. Bunnies are disgustingly cute like that. 🙂

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  6. Pests come with the territory! This year our big problem is badgers!

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  7. I get that same guilty look from our yellow lab…so cute!

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  8. The Belmont Rooster

    Great post! We have a stray dog that has been in the garden a few times. First he was just digging holes, no doubt trying to catch a mole. But, he did dig up some asparagus in the process. Yesterday I found 6 green tomatoes on the ground with bite marks… GEEZ! He must think they are balls or something!

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  9. You think? I think rabbit stew,!….Yummm!

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