An unhappy surprise in the greenhouse.....

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    Well, we HAD a planter full of cilantro....key word, "HAD". Discovered this, this morning in the greenhouse.....nothing but stems left. 20181109_073452.jpg
     
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    Oh no! Sorry to hear that. What do you think happened?
     
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    Scratching my head on this one, Becky. No digging sign......just all the leaves eaten off and the stems pushed down. Do have a lot of grey squirrels around.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    It could also be mice if you've seen any wondering around.
     
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    A real possibility......some well paced traps will tell.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    It's such a shame when you've put work in to it David to find them gone...yes definitely some traps then you'll soon know (y)
     
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    Oh, dear! That could have made a few curry tasty!
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    @David from Dothan will you have to start again or will new growth attempt coming back...sorry but I don't grow things.
     
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    No.....no grow back here......It's "toasted". Will start over. It won't take too long before it will be ready for tacos.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    Oh i'm pleased for you in that respect but still try and capture what's causing it or even better slot in a wifi cam ;)
     
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    Set 4 mouse traps......now we wait.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    David you've got me :LOL: this end ….we'll take a :coffee: while we wait.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    Had TWO sprung traps and 1 trap missing the bait (but not tripped) this morning........It appears that "he" is smarter than MOST brain-dead millennials. Gonna see if "he" can figure a way around this....... 20181110_144234.jpg
     
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    Rookie...glue traps rule. But that is interesting the little traps not working...
     
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    EVERY time I've used the glue traps, outside......I wind up catching a bird.
     
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    Cover it. I like them because I can peel the critter off and let them go, but I have not caught a bird. I cannot imagine how my catch and release would work on feathers.:(:cry:
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    Hi David...as your middle in the trap got a ledge if so put several pieces of food on it besides past the ledge that releases the trap and also trail food along the cage till it gets the ledge what releases the trap as the knowledge of being greedy takes over.
     
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    Gail_68 Beauty blooms in the garden as well as the heart.

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    @David from Dothan can't that trap be but on the ground?...a few years back I caught squirrels sitting on our decking destroying my bottle brush shoots for the nectar and I brought a cage and place the nut on the trap like you've done the food in the pic and they was cheeky snatching it and getting out, so I put nuts outside the trap trailed 3 along put two on top of the ledge and two after and bingo...each day one was caught and then released, although your supposed to kill them here in the UK but instead my hubby released them over the canal.
     
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