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Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:56

I understand your desperation Jane - believe me!  

bit early for primrose?

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:53

I've just posted some pix on the Garden Pictures thread of my clematis Etoile Violette. Nothing unusual there as this is when it's in full flow, but in front of it is a Hellebore also flowering it's head off. Normally flowers in late winter/early spring.  

The pasqueflowers were also flowering a week or two ago - they flower at Easter time. Many plants in my garden which should be in flower late July/August are only in bud just now and nowhere near flowering. 

Hello I have just joined

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:41

Welcome Jane.

Unfortunately, I think you picked the worst thread possible to start posting on - Hostafan's favourite subject - cats! 

But it's ok - we'll forgive you 

Young Monkey Puzzle Tree's

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:35

They'd look good on your Welsh hillside Jo  

I would have planted some at my last house if I'd stayed there. Plenty of room for them to do their thing 

bit early for primrose?

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:31

Plants have been very confused this year Hefty! 

Having said that, my primulas and polyanthus flowered on and off all summer last year. They haven't this year - only in spring as usual. 

Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:28

Sorry jane - Hosta is one of the regular forum members. I expect if you paid him enough he'll come and get rid of the cats for you!   

It's a hugely contentious subject, and attracts a few 'stirrers'. You just joined the debate at an awkward moment. Many of us have the same issues with cats - myself included- but there are as many cat lovers as haters (who get very irate) so  we tend to avoid this thread as much as possible 

Young Monkey Puzzle Tree's

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 19:22

They're natives of Chile where they grow at very high altitude and have been around for a very long time so they should be hardy enough here Voyager! They look like terrific little plants so I can understand why you're keen to help them as much as you can. They look well sheltered tucked in at your wall, but perhaps some fleece in the coldest, wettest, winter weather if you feel unsure.  I wouldn't think they'd need anything more, but I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong.

I love them although I know they divide people in a Marmite way  

Silly me

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:22

pansy -  I sometimes wonder how I manage to get out the house in the mornings with everything I need...and that's virtually nothing! 

Wouldn't it be brilliant if you did get something new and exciting though 



Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:19

I'm saying nowt  

but will you phone while he's away Clari - just to make sure? 

Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 13/09/2015 at 18:17

and so it goes on Lyn  

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