Woodlice

This year I'm noticing a large amount of woodlice, basically everywhere. In the compost heap, in the soil, around plants, on stepping stones. I may just be noticing them more, or perhaps it is a result of accumulative mulching over the seven years that I have gardened here. Has anyone else noticed an increase in woodlice?

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  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 3,253
    There seems to be a large number here this year too. Every time I move anything there's loads under there and when I'm out at night they seem to be everywhere.
  • bookmonsterbookmonster Posts: 339
    I suppose they probably like wet summers
  • FairygirlFairygirl west central ScotlandPosts: 25,301
    I can't honestly say I've noticed a difference in the amount. There's always lots here.  :)
    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....


  • B3B3 Posts: 10,003
    I have a lot more too. Teeming under all the containers. Rather them than ants
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • micearguersmicearguers Posts: 217
    @bookmonster that's a good call. It has not been very wet here in East Anglia, but it has not been a lot wettern than during the droughts of the last summers. Perhaps wet + high temperatures let's them thrive.
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