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  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    A waste of time maybe......but it makes me feel better imageimage

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    The snails go into the field behind; I'm trying to introduce snail hurling as an Olympic Sportimage Sometimes my dinner guests and I stand at the front door as they are leaving and indulge in a little snail hurlingimage

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    LOL Artjak, what a fab idea, but I like the people over the toad and we share plants so had better no hurl snails their way image

  • 4thPanda4thPanda Posts: 4,145

    Guilty as charged image I vary which side. They don't have 'plants' as such in their gardens so I know I'm on to a loosing streak and that they will always come back to my garden feast image

  • FairygirlFairygirl Posts: 54,358


    Lyn wrote (see)

    I have no neighbours, i stamp on them.

    Lyn - that's rather cruel. What have the neighbours done to deserve that?....imageimage


    art - I think it would be very entertaining! I was good at slug tossing some years ago when I had an unpleasant (and lazy) neighbour.   I used to chuck them over my garage into his garden - and I use the term loosely...midden is what it was. I was fed up leaning over the fence and pulling willow herb out to stop it invading my garden image

    It's a place where beautiful isn't enough of a word....

    I live in west central Scotland - not where that photo is...
  • star gaze lilystar gaze lily Posts: 17,455

    Over the toad OL, is that rhyming slang or do you toss the snails over a toad too image

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    I blame my burnt thumb Lily......that and a noisy house image

  • Busy Bee2Busy Bee2 Posts: 1,005

    We have thrushes and blackbirds here who enjoy a good snail - in fact, when I have been gardening, I have been known to throw the snails on the walls and paths and wait for the birds to start tapping.  A pheasant came to join me today as I dug - don't know if they enjoy snails?  I think if snails do come back to the original garden, then in the time it takes them to come back, they are not eating your garden, so you have benefited a bit. 

  • artjakartjak Posts: 4,167

    Digging up part of the lawn to increase flower beds today, the blackbirds were very keen to get the worms from the compost from my bin that I was spreading on top of the turned earth. I kept having to stop to let them do their thing.

    Orchid lady; is throwing snails over the toad some rural ritual that no one has told me aboutimage

  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,366

    I don't throw them.

    Not in one piece anywayimage

    In the sticks near Peterborough
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