Sunday, August 10, 2008
I'm anticipating two things in the next week. The first is rain. At least it better come. You can see in the first photo that my mock orange is getting a bit droopy, even though I set out a sprinkler for it occasionally. The second photo is of raindrops on my patio. Despite assurances from the weather channel that rain is really marching down from Arkansas, this is all we've gotten. Most of the rain seems to be east of here. If I'm lucky I'll be able to post a picture that shows rain in the ol' rain guage.
The second thing I'm anticipating (with trepidation) is a tomato horn worm on my Sun Gold cherry tomatoes. I had a difficult time getting a good photo of some leaf damage I noticed on my toms this morning but believe me, it's there. Unfortunately I can't find the worm! Maybe he doesn't like Sun Golds and moved on but that would be hard to do for a caterpillar. So far the damage is minimal. But I'll be heading out of town in a couple days for a week. That's when I'm afraid he'll really spring into action. Yikes, what'll my plant look like when I get back?!