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Something Damaging my Tomatoes

Last few days something has been eating my tomatoes, I suspect mice, but they are knocking them off the plant, green tomatoes are also being knocked off but not eaten.

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Anyone with any ideas?

Sorry for the quality of the photo, the tomato is dull red in reality.

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  • Singing GardenerSinging Gardener EssexPosts: 1,187

    Mine were being eaten by blackbirds until I protected them with netting. It could well be mice though!

  • marek4marek4 Posts: 8
    Singing Gardener says:

    Mine were being eaten by blackbirds until I protected them with netting. It could well be mice though!

    See original post

     Not birds as the plants are in a closed greenhouse and it is happening overnight.

    I am just surprised that the tomatoes are being knocked off the plants, thought a mouse would be to small.

  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,532

    I used to grow them outside and had the same problem every year to some extent.
    It was only the lower trusses that were nibbled and there were other toms on the ground nearby - I assumed mice were the culprits, but I didn't loose sufficient to worry about

    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,114

    Slugs.

  • marek4marek4 Posts: 8
    Welshonion says:

    Slugs.

    See original post

     Really!!! I never thought it could be slugs.

    Thanks!

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