RE: [gardeners] Outsmarting Coons (not)

George Shirley (
Wed, 19 Aug 1998 14:24:21

At 09:02 AM 8/19/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Hey, it was worth a shot!  If she hadn't planted her corn, then there
>would've been no suspense to see whose they got.  I hope she gave you
>some of hers.
>My in-laws had the same philosophy as you. They live right next to a
>farmer's corn field and could never understand why the coons went for
>their little tiny plot of sweet corn when they could have an entire
>field of field corn.  I said to them several times, "would you eat
>cardboard when you can have chocolate?".  Never sunk in. 
Good Grief Alice. Tell your in-laws to get the next door field corn as it
first ripens. Most of it is delicious as roasting ears at that stage. Not
like the specially bred hybrid sweet corns but with a real corn flavor.