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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote chubsta Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Aug 2018 at 10:59pm
So many slow worms! I wonder what the survival rate is is a garden?

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Suzy Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 28 Aug 2018 at 11:56pm
I don't know Chubsta. My neighbour found a dead one on her lawn yesterday, very likely killed by one the the many cats that live in the neighbourhood. I  do see some slow worms under the covers with missing tails, so something must have had a go at them. There are a lot of places they can retreat to, both natural and introduced by humans. Compost heaps really are great homes for them but I realise they go out in the open at times. I think it's been said on here before that you can have them in your garden and not realise, until you find one underneath something.  
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Tom Omlette Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Aug 2018 at 12:19am
never get tired of seeing your slowie update pics suz Heart
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Liz Heard Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 31 Aug 2018 at 11:41pm
Me neither.

I'm really grateful to my parents that after years of me groaning about their grass maintenance policy, they have finally relented and adopted a more relaxed regime.
I'm sure the slowies feel the benefit too.

On Sunday i checked the various roofing slates/tiles i have placed around their west-facing, terraced garden.
This one is the thickest and least reliable, but it came up with (briefly glimpsed) 'spaghetti' that day;







I wasn't quick enough to get them all in tho'



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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote will Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 01 Sep 2018 at 7:01pm
Fantastic Ben and Suz - very jealous of your spaghetti! 
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that's great ben :)

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Thanks Will and Timtom
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