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Old July 27, 2017   #16
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Old July 27, 2017   #17
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Last year, we had alternating drought and deluge. All of my heirloom beafsteaks split open like crazy. It was disgusting. If left on the vines until fully ripe, they'd just crack even worse and attract insects, even maggots. So I started picking all of them at first blush and bringing them indoors to ripen.
those nasty maggots are actually the nasty spotted wing drosophila fly. they are terrible. they will destroy any fruit crop. they like red raspberries the best I think but are willing to ruin anything
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