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hi i was just wondering if anyone could help me i keep finding buried shop bought eggs in my garden the soil and grass seem undisturbed  i am totally puzzled if anyone has a explanation i would love to here from you thank Liam and Toni   
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  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,502
    Foxes bury stuff in my garden.
    My dog dug up a small wrapped Camembert last year..
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • liamkno55liamkno55 Posts: 9
    thanks pete.8 i could understand them getting in the front garden but not the back its enclosed 
  • B3B3 Posts: 21,433
    Next door leaves them out and they're buried in my garden. A regular find here. I leave them on the top of the soil and they disappear. I don't feed the foxes, but I think it would be a bit mean to destroy their stash.
    I wish she'd stop doing it though!
    In London. Keen but lazy.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,321
    Foxes ... I bet they can get into your garden ... I’ve yet to see an ordinary garden fence that can keep a determined fox out 🦊 
    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,502
    liamkno55 said:
    thanks pete.8 i could understand them getting in the front garden but not the back its enclosed 
    So is my back garden.
    Foxes are very agile and they create holes below fences in out of the way places so they can keep their routes.
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,321
    edited May 2020
    Look here ... the No Dig method @Pete.8

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tAuCM5fuO0Q

    🤣 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336
    I also regularly find complete eggs buried by foxes.  I've also seen them regularly leap over 6ft fences with ease on my security camera.  I once worked in a field station where the farmer showed me a hole in his barn which must have been at least 8ft off of the ground but was being used by a fox to kill his chickens.  I think they are a bit like rats in that if they can get their head through a hole, they can probably squeeze their whole body through it.
    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • FireFire LondonPosts: 13,917
    I have a seven ft fence and foxes easily jump it from a standing spring. I find whole eggs too.
  • Pete.8Pete.8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 8,502
    Look here ... the No Dig method @Pete.8

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=tAuCM5fuO0Q

    🤣 

    They are such beautiful animals.
    During the evening on warm days my dog lays on the sofa staring down the garden waiting and waiting, and then takes off like a flying banshee to chase the fox when it appears about 120 ft down the garden. Thankfully the patio doors were open.
    I've just bought a new sofa - already covered in 'launch' scratches - grrrr.


    Mid-afternoon the other day I was down the garden with my dog and 2ft in front of me a fox came trotting out from under a rhododendron - all hell broke loose - more damaged plants....
    Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit.
    Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
  • WaysideWayside Posts: 807
    Rhizome of an Aubergine plant.  Sorry, someone had to.
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