A Feast For Crows

As the title says my Golden Wonders bacame a feast for the local crow population this week. Was hoping to leave them in the ground for a few more weeks. Sow ed on 20/04/13, 161 days. Keep an eye on yours over the coming weeks. As the stems start to die down the birds have room to land among your crop.


  • and they joy it too!


  • WelshonionWelshonion Posts: 3,115

    Are they eating the potatoes or are they after worms and insects?  If there are a lot of them they are probably rooks.

  • It was my spuds they were after. Found the picked remains of a few ovewr the last few weeks. They came back this morning and wandered around looking but left empty handedor should that be emptu beaked.

  • BerghillBerghill Posts: 2,805

    A crow in a crowd is a rook.

    We have alot of rooks round here and I have never seen them attacking potatoes though.

  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 42,776

    I've lived in the country all my life and never heard of it - they'll be after wireworms and leatherjackets - holes in spuds is slugs in my experience.

    Gardening is cheaper than therapy, and you get tomatoes. 
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