Sunday, July 25, 2010

Straight Out of the Camera Sunday

It is SOOC Sunday again.  There are two rules:  1) photo must have been taken by you, and 2) no tweaking.


I wasn't sure I was going to post today; however, I'm irked!  Truly irked!  This my first attempt to raise some corn and this worm infested every  ear of corn. 


I've been on the net all morning searching out what to do next year to prevent this from happening, i.e., such as what plants will attract or deter this pest, what kind of beneficial insects should be released, and what kinds of organic pest control spray to use.  Next year I will be armed with solutions.  (I hope.)  But guess what.  This city girl found out that gardening is not all that easy.  It's complicated and fraught with disaster.  I'm getting a better appreciation for farmers. 

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Until next time, God bless.

9 comments:

SquirrelQueen said...

Oh my goodness Lynn, the worms really did a number on your corn. I guess this is one of those live and learn situations, hope you found some good solutions for next time.

Rae said...

That is very upsetting after all your hard work planting and watering. It really does give one a great deal of appreciation for our farmers. They have so many adverse conditions to deal with, it is a wonder they have any crops to harvest. Good luck finding a solution before next year's planting.

Jan said...

Oh, Man, I'd be irked, too. On the other hand you go some great shots of the culprit and his damage. Maybe you could do a "Wanted" poster.

Donna said...

Gardening is hard work!

AL said...

Oooh I was just about to boil water for some steamed corn! Pests worms!

Jan n Jer said...

Yep gardening is hard work...sorry about the corn...I feel your pain..my vegetable garden this year just did not make it. I am very disappointed. Maybe next year.

~Tara said...

sorry all your corn was ruined! hope you can find a solution for next year!

Annie said...

Bad luck about the corn Lynn. Do hope you find some help for next year's crop!

Love the doggie...best of luck with the training...they are such lovable happy friendly dogs aren't they? But they do need to be trained!!

The Japanese Redneck said...

That stinks. Hope the research helps out for the next try.