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Not to want Mrs Badger and her ASBO extended family in my garden?

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strawberryplanter Thu 25-Jun-09 11:11:49

Have just woken up to see absolute mayhem, soil all over the patio (huge quantities) irises uprooted, huge craters by french windows and 30m away another crater in children's play area.

OMG does that mean they have tunnelled under the patio?

sleepycat Thu 25-Jun-09 11:12:49

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

PrammyMammy Thu 25-Jun-09 11:18:27

LOL i thought Mrs Badger was a mner too haha.

cowardlyhidingname Thu 25-Jun-09 11:19:58

I would be thrilled to have Mrs Badger et al to stay!

No idea what you should do though.

HuffwardlyRudge Thu 25-Jun-09 11:20:03

YABU. She's give me some very helpful fashion and shopping advice in the past.


HuffwardlyRudge Thu 25-Jun-09 11:20:26

YABU. She's give me some very helpful fashion and shopping advice in the past.


HuffwardlyRudge Thu 25-Jun-09 11:20:48

On more than one occasion... blush

belgo Thu 25-Jun-09 11:22:12

Why is Mrs Badger getting all the blame? Where was Mr Badger when all this was going on?

claireybee Thu 25-Jun-09 11:24:38

I thought it was about the MNer too! Where is she these days anyway? Haven't seen her for a while...

stealthsquiggle Thu 25-Jun-09 11:26:56

Personally I think it was Mrs Badger's night out with the girls and Mr Badger was bored of looking after the DC and decided that letting them loose in your garden would keep them amused...

strawberryplanter Thu 25-Jun-09 11:39:02

Whoops, lol at a Mner decamping in my garden!

Cannot believe the mess (and I have lots of unruly dc)

Cannot believe they have excavated at the very spot I have a family of bumble bees living in (and have been careful not to disturb owing to their rarity these days)

Shocked to discover a dead bumble bee amongst the carnage! Not only that, but saddened bumblebees have been 'sniffing' at stricken bumblebee's corpse lying on top of the rubble in dc's play area.

daisydotandgertie Thu 25-Jun-09 13:52:18

Badgers love honey - and will move heaven and earth to find it.

They also love wasps nests - and will destroy anything in their path to get to them.

If it's any consolation, our garden is in a similar state of devastation ...

<wanders off dejectedly holding a trowel>

LilRedWG Thu 25-Jun-09 13:54:28

LOL - I thought this was about a MNer too.

pickyvic Thu 25-Jun-09 19:49:57

oh id love mrs badger in my garden. id be hiding out at dusk with DC to catch a glimpse! but my garden is already a state of total devastation without the badgers...

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