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Surprise Lily

Posted by dawn73521 7 (SW OK) (My Page) on
Wed, Sep 10, 08 at 7:38

Boy was I surprised when some naked ladies popped up in my yard recently. (Yes - still getting use to what the previous owner planted...)

The lovely blooming is finished and I noticed what looked like seed pods just behind where the blooms were.

At what point should I harvest these pods? Something chomped on one yesterday. It was either that pesky squirrel that I have a feud with or our puppy. I WANT those seeds!

Help.


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RE: Surprise Lily

  • Posted by remy 6WNY (My Page) on
    Fri, Sep 12, 08 at 19:13

Hi Dawn,
You have to wait until they turn brown. I can't imagine a squirrel doing that, but then again they do do some bizarre stuff, lol. I suspect the puppy, and I would put something around it to keep it away like a tomato cage. If you really think it is the squirrel, you could try covering it with a pantyhose leg or a sheer bag, one of those party gift bags if you know what I mean.
Maybe someone else has some other pest barrier ideas.
Remy


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