It was slim pickin's for this week's harvest, but we were able to pick one and three quarter pounds of Swiss Chard!
Now for an unusual problem I'm having this year.
It would appear that some type of critter is wreaking havoc in my garden. I have dozens of holes dug into the soil all over the garden!
Some are elongated like this one...
...and some are just round like ALL OF THESE!
The crazy thing is... there are no footprints in the soft soil surrounding the main holes! No trails through the garden from one hole to another. Nothing! The other thing that stumps me is that these are dug during the night.
Does anyone have any thoughts on this situation? I'm getting ready to set out my traps to catch this midnight marauder, so any info on what may be causing it would be greatly appreciated. I'm thinking raccoon or opossum, but these are so large they would have to leave some type of trail through the soft soil. The same goes for a skunk. We live in a large metropolitan city, so I'm really at a loss for what is causing this. If it were rats, there would be other evidence of their presence. I wonder if toads would be this extreme while digging their homes? Also, all the holes are approximately the same depth.
Any thoughts you would like to share on this matter would be appreciated.
P.S. It isn't Molly either!
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