Garden Update

The bounty.
Mint.  Spaghetti squash.  Straightneck yellow squash.  Zucchini.  Green beans.  Eggs.
One of our beds.
 A lot of green tomatoes.
Renegade pumpkins and tomatoes have sprung up all over the place.  I let a few of them grow.  We'll see soon what they turn out to be.
My biggest problem this season has been the ground squirrels.
Ground squirrels.  Grrr. (Through gritted teeth)
They nibble on the pumpkins and spaghetti squash.
Now the squirrels will eat whole zucchinis!
What the heck?
I have tried putting dog hair around and sprinkling cayenne pepper.  It seems to work for a day or so and then they are back, wrecking my plans for sneaking veggies into all our meals through the winter.  We have also tried one kind of trap that they have eluded no matter which way we set it up.
Any suggestions?

This update is actually 2 weeks old.
In the last couple days we have finally started to get ripe tomatoes.  Yea!
And several pumpkins are fully orange.
I will try to post more recent pics soon.

Happy harvesting to all you farmers out there!

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