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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 17:56

Good decision KEF - the storm has just nipped by here and what a cracker! (I'm on the notepad thus safer from her surges). Doesn't look like it'll be staying long unfortunately. 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 17:33

Can't tell if that's thunder or just the neighbours banging around. Looks like even we might get some more rain - hurrah! 

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 17:13

What about cider vinegar OL? Isn't that meant to help with bites?

Stacey & her chilli bits

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 17:11

Not quite but I'm sure she said very early February. If I get my heated greenhouse it'll be easier as your windowsill s do fill up quickly! 

Mesh for a garden lawn

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 16:51

What about just fixing chicken wire on top of the grass? It'll soon get covered by the grass especially if you mow on a high setting than normal (you'll be able to walk over it so certainly mow over it) so you wont see any of it but should be enough to put your little pest from wanting to dig the lawn up as it wont feel good on her paws and saves you having to fence the garden up.

I know around chicken coops they suggest putting chicken wire around the outside of the run to stop foxes so it must be effective for even a determined pest. You can get chicken wire from most DIY stores.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 15:33

Mmmm chocolate truffles...

Good news KEF we've had a little more rain! One could even consider it mildly moist.

Managed to part sew a little more of my quilt,  good job he's away this weekend I've rather taken over the lounge but that'll teach him to go to a cider festival without me.

 

We're always good Fidget!

 

Stacey & her chilli bits

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:37

http://i819.photobucket.com/albums/zz113/LadyClarington/20140719_102542_zps5zx1bjsw.jpg

 

They're all in the greenhouse OL - with a few in the plastic greenhouse while I was meant to be tidying up the greenhouse (several weeks ago  )

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 10:23

KEF - we've had 2.3mm of rain in the last 24 hours. We've got our own mini microclimate here we rarely get any of the bad weather that ends up in Rother Valley before heading North to you. Unfortunately this means the garden isn't getting enough water!

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:07

Morning all!  We've had a few drops of rain but nothing interesting yet. Think I really ought tidy up the green house to day.

KEF & her juicy bits

Posted: 19/07/2014 at 09:05

I've discovered that by the back door is a real sun trap OL and seems to suit them well. I think I'm only doing so well as the vegetable garden isn't ready yet so I've only had a few plants to care for! Next year I'm sure will be very different. 

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