This year my tomatoes aren't doing all that well. The flowers open up and wither away. Why?
LACK OF BEES!
I've only seen a few bees around the garden. I have but a few tomatoes on the two plants.
So when I saw a pest control truck pull up across the street I almost freaked out. My neighbor is having her nest ripped out and chemicals sprayed. I'm so sad. Yes, I know she could quite possibly be allergic to them but more often than not we humans are idiots. We don't wait until the end of the season to remove bee nests. WE RIP THEM OUT in peak season.
Okay the neighbor doesn't take care of their lawn either. Leaves their trash cans out for days after the pick up. Why don't they try to bring up the neighborhood rather than drag it down.
Yes, its a pet peeve of mine. If you want to live in the slums then move off post. I don't want your junker cars that leak fluids parked up on blocks on my street. Its against the rules here. Oh and who cares?! No one but me I swear. I've called housing and they just don't do their job. I've still not seen a single person come out to check on the vacant house next to me. I guess housing just likes to sit on their butts and collect their pay and our rent checks! Dammit I wish the Army had kept their own housing.
Yes the Army did take better care of their own properties. They sold the housing to Equity but kept the land. We pay out the butt for rent and get very little back. I miss the days of the family housing taken care of by the Army and the families actually caring about their rentals.