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This is an unwelcome visitor to our barbecue the other evening. It was taken by our friend Bob.

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Posted at 8th Sep 2010 - 12:22PM   Posted by Arosebyanyothername   Picture of the Day Comments: 10

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Fennie's Avatar Not sure what to make of that. Is it a slug? Is that a rarity? I'm surprised you have so many dead leaves so soon. Am I missing something?

Posted by: Fennie on 8th Sep 2010 at 12:41PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Yes - a slug and only too common I fear. We have dead leaves because of no rain - until yesterday - then too much all at once.Sad

Yes, the summer. I think it may have gone.Sad

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 8th Sep 2010 at 01:13PM

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Fennie's Avatar But are there still plenty of apples on the trees, and peaches, quince in the Sleeping Beauty garden, chestnuts shining as though polished by 1000 bootblacks, and the walnuts beginning to drop? Not all slugs, surely?

Posted by: Fennie on 8th Sep 2010 at 02:28PM

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CalicoKate's Avatar Eewww! Evil or Very Mad

Posted by: CalicoKate on 8th Sep 2010 at 02:33PM

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Arosebyanyothername's Avatar Apples - yes, peaches -yes - eating those for desert today, quinces - yes, I think, chestnuts - perhaps, walnuts - not many and those being hammered daily by woodpeckers. Only 2 slugs!

Posted by: Arosebyanyothername on 8th Sep 2010 at 02:41PM

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Salle de Bain's Avatar What a fabulous sounding harvest...

Ours consists of a few 'holey' apples and some rain sodden raspberries at the moment.
Do slugs climb trees?

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 8th Sep 2010 at 03:56PM

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Westerwitch's Avatar Ahem well I like slugs and I think he looks lovely . . . the leaves are starting to fall here too.

Posted by: Westerwitch on 8th Sep 2010 at 09:31PM

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Silverhead's Avatar We have Apples, Quince,and an abundance of Victoria Plums----Heaven.
Husband has already collected Rowans and Elderberries from the hedgerows and we intend to spend this weekend picking brambles. Blueberries are next then Sloes and we have found a huge number of hazel trees all bearing a huge harvest just nearby. Autumn really is a glorious month ( if the weather holds).WinkWink

Posted by: Silverhead on 8th Sep 2010 at 11:46PM

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Fairy Nuff's Avatar "I wanna be a Slug"Very Happy

Does anyone remember that advert?
I quite like slugs but then I'm no gardener.

Posted by: Fairy Nuff on 9th Sep 2010 at 10:10AM

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Salle de Bain's Avatar No FN...don't remember the ad, but I do love that Titchmarsh anti-bug mug 'famous slugs from history'

Posted by: Salle de Bain on 10th Sep 2010 at 04:16PM

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