Square Foot Gardening Forum
[table bgcolor=#000000 height=275][tr][td]

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


[/td][/tr][/table]
Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» California's Drought
by CapeCoddess Today at 4:46 pm

» Happy Birthday!!
by CapeCoddess Today at 4:44 pm

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by CapeCoddess Today at 4:42 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by CapeCoddess Today at 4:34 pm

» Sweet Potatoes
by BeetlesPerSqFt Today at 4:25 pm

» Spring Fever Anyone?
by Robbomb116 Today at 4:03 pm

» Air Fryer! HELP!
by countrynaturals Today at 1:40 pm

» Garden Clean-Up/Preparation
by countrynaturals Today at 11:26 am

» Butterfly Junction
by countrynaturals Today at 11:01 am

» New England December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Today at 6:32 am

» 1st Seed Catalog Arrived :)
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 7:43 pm

» jalapeno variety question?
by brianj555 Yesterday at 6:03 pm

» Sauerkraut & fermenting veggies
by brianj555 Yesterday at 5:28 pm

» Areogardening
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:22 pm

» Tomato Questions
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:04 pm

» Mid-South: December 2017
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 8:24 am

» What's Up? Yukon gold potatoes!
by sanderson Yesterday at 3:15 am

» CarbSmart (tm) Potatoes
by countrynaturals Yesterday at 3:09 am

» New Composter - Need Help Filling Correctly
by saganco 12/12/2017, 9:10 pm

» December Avatar: 'Tis The Season!
by sanderson 12/12/2017, 2:29 pm

» The Research Journey:cardboard covering of newly planted seeds
by saganco 12/12/2017, 1:15 pm

» 2017 SFG in Brooks, Ga
by Turan 12/11/2017, 6:39 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by sanderson 12/11/2017, 2:40 pm

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by countrynaturals 12/11/2017, 11:44 am

» Mushroom in my lettuce!
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 10:40 pm

» 5-BOOK BUNDLE GIVEAWAY - ENDS 12/1/17
by No_Such_Reality 12/10/2017, 4:15 pm

» N&C MW; Deep Winter December/January 2017-2018
by Scorpio Rising 12/10/2017, 1:36 pm

» December: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 12/10/2017, 1:24 pm

» WARNING! Please Read! (Especially Grandparents)
by Scorpio Rising 12/9/2017, 8:53 pm

» The start of the New Garden
by brianj555 12/9/2017, 1:35 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

The disappearing corn....

View previous topic View next topic Go down

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?
avatar
noudo25

Male Posts : 11
Join date : 2012-05-16
Age : 43
Location : missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

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.

Jo
avatar
littlejo

Female Posts : 1541
Join date : 2011-05-04
Age : 64
Location : Cottageville SC 8b

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

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.
avatar
noudo25

Male Posts : 11
Join date : 2012-05-16
Age : 43
Location : missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

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.
avatar
llama momma

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4856
Join date : 2010-08-20
Location : Central Ohio zone 6a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

Post  walshevak on 5/17/2012, 6:36 am

Birds maybe?? or squirrels

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast
avatar
walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4362
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

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!

GG
avatar
Goosegirl

Female Posts : 3412
Join date : 2011-02-16
Age : 52
Location : Zone 4A - NE SD

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

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.
avatar
noudo25

Male Posts : 11
Join date : 2012-05-16
Age : 43
Location : missouri

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: The disappearing corn....

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum