Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Vole Wars - 2013

These:
are the sole survivors of the Great Fava Bean Assault here at the Chateau.  They are the last, proud remnants of a once proud crop:
After a combined effort of sonar,
ground forces,
an interesting decorative approach that might have been mislabeled as having any chance of scaring even the most timid rodent but brings a rather festive touch to the garden,
 
and poison gas,
the voles showed no sign of slowing down:
 
 If the voles send operatives in to finish off the survivors, we are moving out for a week and calling the exterminators........

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