Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Crèche des petits escargots


Although you cannot see them here:


or here:


the bronze fennel is infested


with baby snails.
I took them for a walk,
but I'm not sure if it was far enough.
Apparently they have

10 comments:

  1. Dans notre jardin nous avons des rats. Je préfère des escargots.

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  2. my mums a hard gardener and can squish baby snails I on the other hand would take the for a walk like you!
    xxx

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  3. Would you like some more? I never know what to do with snails - too squeamish to squash them. I too take them for a walk on the grounds that at least this delays their lunch, but then they've probably worked up an appetite by the time they get back...

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  4. Nous avons un rat aussi. Il habite dans le compost bin. Il ne mange pas des escargots. Quel dommage.

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  5. Take the snails for a drive or put them on the bus and tell the driver to let them off 10 stops away. If that fails, there's always snail soup, but as a vegetarian I'll decline the taste testing. :-)

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  6. You could cook them. The other week at Ham House there was a food event, and one of the stalls was marketing "local" snail 'farms' (for the garden!) at £20 a throw!!

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  7. Yes , they'll be back by tea time .... bearing a grudge .

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  8. You need a couple of ducks. Apparently their appetite for snails is prodigious.

    Or you could put a dab of nail varnish on a few, and watch out for their return. Then you could let us know if it's just a myth that they actually do come home!

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  9. Oh dear, I wish I had paid attention to the radio, apparently someone has done an experiment to find out the optimum distance to take your snails to stop them returning.

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  10. I wonder if anyone else is taking their snails for a walk in your direction ;D

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