Name: Mary (Marti) Nelson Ventura, CA Peace and long life
Thats funny. I've seen coyote melons that have been chewed on by squirrals and rabbits, but your right I've never seen insects around the plants. Once in Calif I found snail shells under the coyote melon plants. There were hundreds of shells. I collect some for my sister who likes shells.
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