Vegmonkey and the Mrs.

Vegetable growing in a very small space in Cheltenham

The Womble – a pest like no other! May 13, 2007

Filed under: garden,growing,pests — vegmonkey @ 9:48 am

Pests in the garden don’t come much worse

I know slugs and snails can be a problem for most gardens…but i have a master plan for that…coming soon. We don’t really have a problem with birds either, being in a town. Cats can be a bit of a pain (as witnessed by my most recent lettuce sowings…which were manured in the only way a cat knows how), i’m working on a solution for that.

But Wombles! Hands up who has them! I find they have a particular liking for my little cauliflower plants. I phoned the RHS, but they declined to comment…i then tried calling a garden centre nearby here, but apparently wombles haven’t been native in the UK since 1975.

What’s confusing me is the little blighter is using my trowel! Any ideas?

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One Response to “The Womble – a pest like no other!”

  1. Muppet Says:

    If you leave a copy of The Times lying around, the Womble will pick it up and take it home to Uncle Bulgaria.


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