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plumbplumb Posts: 63
edited 8 July in Plants
I have a friend who has just posted that,all the Aquilegia planted for next year has been uprooted out of their pots, anyone else had this happen, what would do that.

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  • borgadrborgadr KentPosts: 404
    Pigeons?  Occasionally I get young plants dug out of small pots. I've always assumed it's pigeons or some other bird (blackbirds digging around?). I've never caught them in the act though 
  • plumbplumb Posts: 63
    Yeah seems the obvious choice thanks

  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,564
    They’re a magnet for vine weevil,  if you tip the soil out of the pots you could see if there are some in there.  They eat the root s away and plants fall over. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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