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star gaze lily

Can someone give me an idea what could have happened to my garlic.....all the greenery has disappeared on every single one that was growing. Not all at once but gradually over the last few weeks. I can only guess something has eaten it any idea what please.

Orchid Lady

Oh Lily, that must be disappointing  Well that's if it's something bad of course, it may not be....someone in the know I'll be along soon to help you x

Dovefromabove

When did you plant them?  Could it be that they're ready to harvest and the leaves have died down?

star gaze lily

Can't remember exactly Dove, but quite awhile ago. Must admit I haven't tried to dig any up. But it looks like they've completely gone.......there's no leaves left at all. I'm going to look a right muppet if they are still there 

We back onto fields, i did wonder if it could be field mice or grass snakes. Even though they are in raised beds.

star gaze lily

Just looked Dove, a couple still there but the rest have completly gone.

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KEF

Lily  Do you mean that the bulbs have also been eaten ? If so a new one on me, didn't think much liked garlic except us. Have they been eaten or dragged away ? Either way I don't have an answer, hugs.

star gaze lily

Absolutely nothing there now, greenery and bulbs completely gone. 

Orchid Lady

Oh no Lily, poor you.....hugs xx

Orchid Lady

You don't love near Whitby do you? 

Orchid Lady

Well Lily, I seem to have this recollection that Vampires like garlic (and Dracula was from Whitby) but now I think maybe it scares them off...so I'm a muppet LOL 

Yviestevie

Hi Lilly, Id check the neighbours breath if I were you.  In my last house I went to bed with twelve conifers in the garden and got up to none, dont think anything eat those!!!

 

star gaze lily

Lol, OL, no they don't like garlic. But I can't think who/what  would dig it up  .........is virgins that Dracula likes.........

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star gaze lily

 

Lol Yviestevie,......well she's definitely not a virgin......

star gaze lily

Lol, OL, no they don't like garlic. But I can't think who/what  would dig it up  .........is virgins that Dracula likes.........

Sorry to be boring but was the ground water logged and they rotted ?

Strange !

Orchid Lady

Virgins??? I've never heard that one before  I'm safe then, with 2 children I can't be and I love garlic so I can sleep peacefully tonight and know that the row on my roof is only the birds 

I wondered what your comment about virgins on another thread meant Lily, I get it now 

star gaze lily

No definitely not water logged or rotted. 

Looks like I had hiccups earlier......very strange

OL