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A friend returns :)

hywel

By hywel

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This afternoon I went to tidy the shelter where my Fuchsias are,
and as I was moving things around, I heard a noise coming from under one of the stagings.

When I looked, I saw my friend, the toad … who I haven’t seen for about 3 years :)
He/she has returned and was trying to hide under some flower pots :)

So not to frighten him/her any more, I left the tidying, and decided to do it another time :)

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You must be delighted, Hywel. Do you think he's been around all the time? Or perhaps this is his son! ( or her daughter!!)

4 Jun, 2015

 

Probably been around all the time I shouldn't wonder. There are so many places a toad can hide around here.

Or maybe it's a different toad altogether ... who knows ?

4 Jun, 2015

 

I have quite a few frogs in the garden, but I've never seen a toad here. I should think they are very good at pest control!

4 Jun, 2015

 

This one isn't :( My garden is FULL of
slugs :(

4 Jun, 2015

 

Great stuff Hywel - you must have been so pleased! We have a few toads but hardly ever see them - usually only if we move something that was being used as a hidey hole. You'll have to have a stern work with yours about the deliiciousness of slugs...

4 Jun, 2015

 

Yes, I will lol ...

I probably disturbed him by moving things around.

4 Jun, 2015

 

Thats wonderful Hywel the toad returning. Always check under any pots, one year I found a toad underneath a pot that was upside down a clay pot at that it had lunch a snail😀 right be side it lol.

4 Jun, 2015

 

Maybe we would all be more free of slugs if we put several
terra cotta pots upside down, around shady places in the garden.
Will do today.

5 Jun, 2015

 

Good news Hywel. I am happy for you and hope that he /she will stay. I have a little cute toad house underneath a camellia but never check it out if it is occupied.

5 Jun, 2015

 

Great news Hywel. 🐸

5 Jun, 2015

 

A lovely find Hywel...

5 Jun, 2015

 

Thats great news Hywel, I have one that lives in my logpile in the cubby, obviously I'm also not sure whether its the same one but been there a few years now, the frogs don't seem to be about much this year but think thats probably because they're keeping away from Toffee....

5 Jun, 2015

 

OH found a big one underneath one of our gas cylinders when it was changed - how do they get underneath heavy things like that?

5 Jun, 2015

 

Let's hope he's hungry to help the slug control!

5 Jun, 2015

 

They seem to be able to flatten themselves beyond belief! (Wish I could ...)

5 Jun, 2015

 

I have a frog that likes to leap out at me and give me quite a fright occaisionally. I'd like more to keep the slugs down but I've only ever seen one!

6 Jun, 2015

 

Hywel that is nice, happy news and I am SO grateful that there are no pics included as I am frightened of toads........silly I know!!

6 Jun, 2015

 

Thanks for all your comments and tales :)
I hope the toad finds somewhere else to hide ... I want to tidy the shelter.

You're not silly Wildrose. I am the same with birds :(

7 Jun, 2015

 

Not silly at all. I am a lot better than I used to be, but I am still very wary of all sorts of things in the garden. And I cannot squash things. I relocate them. I know it's ridiculous - they just make their way back to their original position. But, there you go!

7 Jun, 2015

 

What a lovely surprise for you Hywel !
And Mel...you don't want to know what I do to slugs ! lol

7 Jun, 2015

 

I love toads don't you. I have one in the greenhouse. :o)

7 Jun, 2015

 

I have a pretty good idea, Rose ... 😉. I'm just a wimp!

7 Jun, 2015

 

Thank you all for reading about the toad :)

I tend to leave things alone ... except Vine Weevils and greenfly :(

I can't stand birds :( I never could ... they give me the creeps :(

9 Jun, 2015

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