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Latest posts by Fairygirl

Plant labels

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 10:33

They get brittle and snap - but they cost so little...

I use sandpaper too Hosta - usually to remove writing - but it does help get some purchase on the plastic.


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 10:23

I must admit I forget about the different things you can do re editing photos David. 

chicky - he's a little brute! There's another one trying to muscle in on the territory, but he sees him off on a  regular basis  


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:56

.I did this too....



Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:31

Tweak away David !  

He was getting shirty with me because that's the arm of the bench in front of him - and his grub's underneath! I wasn't hanging around either -  it was  a bit chilly 


Camera Corner

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:27

It's great when something is done to benefit everyone. Think of the benefit for wildlife...makes you feel a bit more optimistic somehow  

A few from yesterday's 'half walk' on Beinn Dearg in Glen Lyon

Looking across Glen Lyon to the back end of the Lawers hills- before it started snowing again


There's a herd of deer on that hill - honest guv!

The burn at the start of the walk

The WW11 memorial at the parking area - at Meggernie Estate. You can see the snow on the road - glad I didn't stay out any longer!


A nice day out - but it's a three hour drive when you can't get across the minor road and have to go round the long way!   

Snow frolics

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:12

Did you jump up and down a bit too LP? 

Dennis - king of the gaff - this morning, waiting for his grub



Posted: 17/01/2016 at 09:08

organic pest control

Posted: 17/01/2016 at 08:58

Hoping this cold spell might see off some of the pests - it would be nice if we had fewer slugs than usual. 

I can dream....

I think many of the organic products benefit the manufacturers more than gardeners!

I only grow salad in pots or containers too Posy. I'd simply be feeding the mollusc population if I didn't. 


Posted: 17/01/2016 at 08:54

Morning all - hope Pat is ok 

Glad you had a Wallace and Gromit, Dove ( Grand Day Out)   or a 'dirty stop out' to use my mum's phrase 

minus 2 here - the blackbirds had made lovely little footprints on the snow coated grass when I went out to feed them, and Dennis was waiting impatiently...

The sun's coming up and a fair bit of pink with it - more snow....

Hosta - look what you're missing 

Glad you got a bit more sleep. Not funny is it?

Bird feeding

Posted: 16/01/2016 at 20:03

The little suet pellets sometimes block the holes on standard feeders. I use them loose on the ground, mixed with the other food I use,  rather than in feeders. 

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