Mannnnnnny thanks for your interesting and prompt response.
Thanks a bunch.
However would prefer not to use pellets as I would not wish anything similar
to happen to me.
Remember the old West Country (English) saying:-
Take care of yourselves, and take care of each other.
Dear Mr. David Hill,
Are you being pedantic and does it matter ?
Do you have any input on the subject in question instead of acting like a
silly five year old ?
P.S. I am new to all three of the Newsgroups.
Definitely encouraged. They have an amazing appetite for garden pests.
To make sure your delphiniums don't gang up on you and take over your
To teach humility to gardeners who thought they could follow the Old
Testament mandate to "conquer the earth, and subdue it".
Seriously, they eat just about everything, and the more valuable the
plant, the more delectable they seem to find it.
Hedgehogs should be encouraged as they are the gardeners friend, they eat
bugs etc. Snails and slugs I am not so sure of.
We encourage and feed hedgehogs, the same as lace wings they do a lot of
good in the garden and as much as possible we plant herbs and flowers such
as marigolds that discourage insects rather then using insecticides.
Enjoy your garden and the wild life that goes with it.
If you like holes in the ground, encourage hedgehogs. I personally think
they are a pain in the ass. Ducks will take care of your snails. Slugs and
snails are plant parasites and shoudl be treated like the vermin they are.
Nuke the bastards. - Thanks, C.
Lion and tigers and bears...........Oh My!!!!
Encourage hedgehogs to do what?
Gardening chores? Register to vote?
The role of snails and slugs is to defoliate all your plants and produce
plenty of slime in the process!!! They also can be cooked in butter with
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