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    Default What's digging up my plot!?

    Something has been digging all over my plot. Paths lifted up, one new bed in particular has had a load of the compost pushed out and the cardboard ripped up and dug up.


    Gah!

    I have put strategic paving slabs and bramble cuttings down to dissuade.

    It's interesting, something has had a regular nose around, but not to this level of diggings. Is it the time of year for foxes or something?
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    Definitely foxes. I watched one dig a big hole in one of my large blueberry containers once. When I went over to have a look, there was some kind of buried fungus thing that it'd been digging out to eat.
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    I kept finding eggs buried all round my plot, really weird. Thing is, it didn't look disturbed.
    Somebody here assured me it was definitely foxes.
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    Badger also will dig up after something to eat,especially when dry.
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    I think it's eaten one or more of my asparagus crowns too...
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    Quote Originally Posted by MyWifesBrassicas View Post
    I kept finding eggs buried all round my plot, really weird. Thing is, it didn't look disturbed.
    Same thing happens here, as you say - it's a really weird feeling when you find them in the ground. The old'uns told me it's foxes, as well

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    It's badgers on my plot. They haven't actually touched the beds (at least not my beds), but the paths are littered with divots where they've been digging for worms.

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    Yep on my plot if I add any fresh compost or muck I protect it with a border fence or wire mesh over the top or they will be in digging for worms.

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