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Sparrows Stripping Chard

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 18:55

Bob

The chard is behind the rhubarb so all I can see from the house is sparrows disappering behind them and the chard shaking so I cant really tell what the little fellows are doing

Could be the Woodies  

Just stopped Mr Fox getting an injured Woodie

Children keep pulling up plants!

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 13:13

pansyface

how true

There was a famous saying in the 60s and 70s

With children we love them and with sadness we let them go............or something like that

And someone added

And if they dont come back and visit we hunt them down and kill them !!

slugs

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 12:53

Its a good idea just to ask for their brochure in the post just as a handy beside you source of reference but it does contain some complete waste of time items !!

Slugs have 250,000 teeth and the UK has the most slugs in Europe !!

70% of the little devils are underground

Good hunting !

My neighbours son eats them so perhaps you could borrow him for a week !!

Sparrows Stripping Chard

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 12:47

I have the following in my garden daily

Ravens.....Magpies.....Starlings.....Thrushes....Blackbirds.....Sparrows....A Robin....Gulls....Wood Pigeons.....Street Pigeons.....and Mr Fox

I feed them bird seed and sultanas

Children keep pulling up plants!

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 12:44

Edd..think you have missed your true vocation.....schools inspector or crowd control at a footie match !!

Sparrows Stripping Chard

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 11:55

Little tinkers have attacked my well established chard so its a race for me to eat more than them

No remedy required friends

slugs

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 11:53

I bought 6 plastic slug traps and you 1/2 fill them with cheap beer

After 2 days there are @ 6 in each 

Try the website              http://www.gardening-naturally.com/index.html

They only seem to have one with bait at the moment which I dont like  but they may still have the ones I bought in stock

Good luck

Children keep pulling up plants!

Posted: 17/05/2015 at 11:49

EDUCATE THEM AND EMBED A LOVE OF NATURE IN THEM 

Tomatillos

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 13:43

Thanks Edd

The plants are in a conservatory and yes I have watered daily 

I will regulate the watering and put them outside during the daytime

Frosts ?

Posted: 15/05/2015 at 13:39

Thanks Dove and fairygirl

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