Vanishing strawberry plants

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  1. Islander77

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    Just that. My three plants have gone from a container and some wild strawbs runners in another place also vanished. No trace. Never seen the like in a long gardening life,
     
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    @Islander77 where you live, its probably Kelpies that are to blame. Were there by any chance small hoof prints near where the strawberries used to be? :biggrin:
     
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    Probably taken in exchange for the small hand fork.
     
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    Ah but Kelpies are Scottish! NOT ALLOWED over here! lol
    Any other ideas welcomed! ie horticultural ones!
     
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    I thought that they were Scandinavian, and went wherever the vikings did.

    Horticultural answers? On here? A gardening forum?:whistle::heehee:

    Seriously, some of mine disappeared a while ago. I never found out the proper reason. Possibly drought conditions?
     
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    Rotted due to heavy rain? Snails had a tasty feast?
     
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      In IRELAND! lol... ah well, not risking buying more and I was so looking forward to sunwarmed strawberries ..
       
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      @Islander77 I could send some of mine over, as only one bed was affected.
       
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