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Courgette destruction

Thursday, 03 May 12 Overcast 14°C / 57°F

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Busy busy day. Snails had been having a feast again in the greenhouse. First night without a cover and 1/2 of my courgette and cucumber plants have been eaten!! My beans have also been chomped had a good look around and found a likely suspect underneath the bean tray.

Jobs done

  • Chopped back the hideous shrub by the greenhouse ( it must go next year)
  • Cleared the area where my beans live and the path
  • Went and bought new featherboards
  • Installed the featherboard and lifted the stepping stones
  • Put down matting in the area in front of the raised beds
  • Bought 21 litres of bark

Went to bed shattered!

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Comments

  • Tralamander

    Tralamander wrote:

    B***ards!
    They ate the flower off my prickly pear cactus. >.<

    Posted on 07 May 12 (almost 2 years ago)

  • seeingreen

    seeingreen wrote:

    Commiserations – they do so much damage in so short a time don’t they.

    Posted on 07 May 12 (almost 2 years ago)

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