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bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:35

Dove, I can easily get dried mealworms; should I leave them in a saucer nearbye? I have heard that robins are ground feeders mainly.

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:33

I can't really see myself at 5.00 a.m. dangling a worm from a pair of tweezers over a potato bag I think I'll leave it to the experts; the parents

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:27

There is a very imperious Robin who comes quite close to the house and peers through the windows.

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:25

Dove, I most certainly will leave well alone; spotted the nest about 5 mins before I posted. What amazes me is how fast the nest was built and filled.

Tomatoes on allotment?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:22

Fruitcake, I can't see where you are in the U.K. Here in the Norfolk Fens I grow some toms outside and some inside, and then hope for a sunny warm summer.

Help for flooded gardens

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:18

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:14

The eggs are smaller than my thumb nail.

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:14

Sadly there is no bird sitting on the eggs; don't know enough about this to figure out if nest is abandoned.

What have you learnt this year in the garden?

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:11

FG, you sound so young; perhaps you are nearing your 28th birthday...some time next year

bird nest in potato bag

Posted: 12/06/2014 at 20:08

I have just seen this in a potato grow bag

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/49137.jpg?width=480&height=350&mode=max

 I added about 4" of compost 8 days ago; went to water it just now and this is what I found

Discussions started by artjak

ngs garden in Peterborough

Unusual Hostas 
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Reduced Shredder from Tesco

Rubbish really 
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Making a potting bench

Any suggestions welcome 
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Gooseberry crop

Best crop ever 
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Massive grass snake

Grass snake in herbaceous border 
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More good guys

Good plant supplier 
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bird nest in potato bag

I have found a bird's nest in a potato grow bag 
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Last Post: 26/07/2014 at 18:50

What veg are you growing this year?

What veg? 
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Cuttings

Advice needed on propagation 
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Anyone involved in Government's Green Deal?

Would like feedback info on Green Deal 
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Last Post: 23/04/2014 at 20:12

Pruning Hebes

Is it possible to prune Hebes? 
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Emptying a compost bin

How to empty a bin 
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Watercress

Anyone ever grown watercress 
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Transport needed for flooded gardens

Flooded gardens support really taking off; we need transport relays 
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Cheapish potato planting bags

Reduced price potato bags 
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