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    Its cats, they do this, have had this problem before.
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    Back birds do this kind of thing. Put some kind of lid over the container and it will stop whatever it is. If you really want to know who does it ,sprinkle some sand or compost around the container and watch for foot prints. Let's know.

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    i had a fox poo on my onions today and pull one up. how rude!

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    Exactly the same thing has happened to my blueberry bushes, so I sat & waited & the culprit in my case was a blackbird! Each time I put the soil back he does it again!

    Incidentally I was told that if you don't have erricasious (?) soil to plant blueberries in put used teabags on the top of the soil. Blackbirds can throw teabags quite some distance!

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    i'd be suprised if my intruder is a blackbird. I put rocks around the base of the plant and 3 days ago whatever it is had been back and the rocks were no longer in the pot! I'll have to setup a camera to catch it. I still think its a fox. Blueberry roots must have a very pungent scent.

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    I would love to see a blackbird flinging teabags,

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    Squirells dig in my pots. Bulbs go missing, they dug up all my sring onions, and they plant peanuts for me. Bless

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    Quote Originally Posted by janie
    I would love to see a blackbird flinging teabags,
    Oh dear.... now I have the image to make me chuckle like a nutter all day really randomly!

    Question.... I have blueberryies but I've got no show of flowers yet... it was a GYO subscription freebie so is my first year of having them... should I have flowers yet? It's got lots of greenery (some looks a bit singed though...). When should blueberries be flowering?
    Shortie

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