So, I've been patient. I've been nice. I've even shared my booze with them (unheard of)! I've thrown everything at them, including the kitchen sink, but nothing works!
I was devastated to discover that they have suddenly taken a fancy to some of my Dactylorhiza species of native terrestrial orchids!! This is crossing the line! Not only did they wait for the plants to throw up flower spikes, but they watched me get excited and then hit me hard when I was most vulnerable. Well, no more!
I have invested in the rather frowned upon blue pellets. I will also kill on first sight. No warnings will be issued as in previous years. Now its personal! The zero tolerance approach has begun and I WILL succeed!!