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Posted: 28/01/2015 at 07:24

Good morning all

What a bu$$er Fidget! What can you do?   Will it do more damage if you keep driving it?  Can you borrow one?  And the weather's looking none too good over your way as well

Rats feeding on bird food! What to do?

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 18:49
LeadFarmer wrote (see)

Ive seen the odd rat in my garden, its inevitable really. I put traps and bait boxes out and after catching and killing a few I haven't seen anymore.

I did the same when we saw a rat in the garden three years ago.  The bait boxes did their job and we've not been troubled since, fingers crossed.

Anyone done any gardening today?

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 18:46

OH spotted Peabrain the Woodpigeon perched on the edge of the raised bed that has my cabbages in it - my gardening today consisted of putting scrunched up kitchen foil on the end of a piece of string dangling from a bamboo cane on each of the raised beds.  I just hope they don't alarm the bluetits who are spending a lot of time hanging around the nearby nest box.

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Posted: 27/01/2015 at 18:42

Pauline ((hugs)) at least they're on the case - and do as the GP says - straight to A&E if it happens again, or you'll have us to deal with ((hugs))


Posted: 27/01/2015 at 18:39

Edd, Fidget dives - she's posted some of her photos/videos of her underwater explorations.

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Posted: 27/01/2015 at 17:57
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

very much looking forward to the healing qualities of the sunshine Dove. should be over 30C , can't wait.

Are you going this weekend?   One week, two or ........?  Just so that we don't worry when you go missing

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Posted: 27/01/2015 at 17:20
Hostafan1 wrote (see)

Thanks Dove,

7 hour flight to the Gambia does not fill me with joy I have to say, but Doc says it's ok to fly.

Maybe the warmth will help it to heal - I certainly hope so

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Posted: 27/01/2015 at 17:01

But still no fun Hostafan - knee injuries are a PITA - from one who knows


Posted: 27/01/2015 at 16:47

Nope - didn't see them.

Ideas for my manky lawn and old car port

Posted: 27/01/2015 at 16:01

I'd pave or deck under the car port, and turn the car port into a pergola - you could have steps up to it - covered with clematis or vines planted at the bottom of the uprights and climbing up and over the beams it would look fabulous - you can put a nice garden table and chairs out there and eat there most summer evenngs. 

Make a bed around the base of the fence and plant some more climbers and perennials and as Edd says, work on the lawn.  A bit of scarifying and spiking and some Evergreen 80 type fertiliser in the spring (or even just seaweed powder if you're concerned about the dog going on there) will soon have that grass looking like a lawn

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