Bananadrama

After the bouts of rainfall we’ve had the last 5 days, the banana plants look quenched and refreshed. This led me to double check 1 of our earlier bunches for its possible harvest status.

Less angular, roundish with a tinge of yellow = ready for harvest.

Less angular, roundish with a tinge of yellow = almost ready for harvest.

Then I saw a hole!!  The frost blanket used to camouflage the bananas had been chewed through and a few ripe ones have been devoured. *sigh*  Those squirrels have outsmarted me (again).  😦

Squirrel Damage

Squirrel Damage

No choice ~ they have to be harvested and left to further ripen indoors.  So …

Into the garage ~ hanging from the tool shelf.

Into the garage ~ hanging from the tool shelf.

If anyone has advice on how to outsmart those destructive squirrels, please share.

UPDATE 07/07/15 :  Ripening faster than expected but no complaints.

YUMMY!

YUMMY!

 

 

 

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