Sand or Pea Shingle

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mrs bouquet

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Sand or Pea Shingle
« on: April 12, 2018, 17:41 »
Hallo again everybody.  Haven't been around for a while.  Family illness and bereavement etc.

Anyway, I am currently blighted by wood pigeons, their mess is just awful !!!! and the damage to my plants well .....
My latest purchase is an owl with a head that twists (due to arrive tomorrow.  Instructions say to fill it with sand or pea shingle, since I have neither, which is the heaviest ??

Also, please, what other deterrents do you recommend.  I cannot net over, they are everywhere - HELP.
Regards, Mrs Bouqet
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hasbeans

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Re: Sand or Pea Shingle
« Reply #1 on: April 12, 2018, 20:03 »
I'd imagine sand to be heavier for the volume you need to fill but they will possibly come in the same weight bag!  Soil or subsoil might do the same job?

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rowlandwells

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Re: Sand or Pea Shingle
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 10:57 »
well Mrs B pigeons can be a real pest they devastate every thing the only way I got over that problem was to netting everything but there dosen't seem to be as many pigeons around this year since we had a couple of buzards fling around


 

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