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The disappearing corn....

Post  noudo25 on 5/17/2012, 12:36 am

I planted about 60 corn seeds approx 6 weeks ago. Not one of them has sprouted. Not one.

I have ants in the garden...do you think they ate them?
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Re: The disappearing corn....

Post  littlejo on 5/17/2012, 12:48 am

My DH planted several rows, and I looked for it to be up in 10 days or so, none! I went to where he planted and all that was there was some pink corn scraps, very tiny! It was raccoons. They ate it all.

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Post  noudo25 on 5/17/2012, 1:16 am

No racoons for me....I would have seen some signs. My corn disappeared like they were stolen by ghost.
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Post  llama momma on 5/17/2012, 6:20 am

When I grew corn last year about 5 kernels didn't sprout out of 64 in a 4 x 4 box. Had a critter cover on top and hardware cloth below.
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Post  walshevak on 5/17/2012, 6:36 am

Birds maybe?? or squirrels

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Post  Goosegirl on 5/17/2012, 7:46 am

I believe Boffer had a similar issue with corn with a weed block experiment that blocked seeing the mice eating his corn!

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Post  noudo25 on 5/17/2012, 10:53 am

I can say it was so frustrating. I was really hoping for some corn. I bet it was ants.....there are a ton of them this year.
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