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I just came across a new garden friend. There's a plentiful supply of food in my garden which (hopefully) should encourage him to hang around for a while. I've named him Newton image




Anyone have any tips on how to keep him around the place? 




  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,138

    Log piles in damp corners and flat slates/stones for him to hide under.  But if he's found your place he obviously thinks it's ok image

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

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,850

    Nice name Loriimage

    He's quite young so you've probably got adults around. Avoid all those poisonous things that people love so muchimage and leave some undisturbed places for lurking

  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,850

    snap again Doveimage

  • Lori73Lori73 Posts: 41

    Thanks Dove and Nutcutlet, Undisturbed you say? Ha! I have no problem with undisturbed areas here! He'll be long gone by the time I get round to disturbing most of this place! image 


  • nutcutletnutcutlet PeterboroughPosts: 26,850

    Same here Lori, there's plenty of untouched corners here still, after 22yearsimage

    Just the way I like it.

  • Mrs GMrs G Posts: 336

    Newton is the name of our newt too!  Great minds think alike.image

  • Fishy65Fishy65 Posts: 2,272

    I walked into a pub the other day with a newt on my shoulder.This bloke said 'He's nice,what's his name?' So I said 'Tiny'. The bloke said 'Why did you call him that?' So I said 'Because he's my newt'. image

  • SweetPea93SweetPea93 Posts: 446

    Fishy!! Tut tut

  • rosemummyrosemummy Posts: 2,010

    Haha fishy! newton is very cute, we saw today a little beetle type

    Thing that looked like a greenish shield, anyone know what it may have been?

  • fidgetbonesfidgetbones Derbyshire but with a Nottinghamshire postcode. Posts: 16,461

    green shield bug. not to be confused with green shield stamps.image

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