Fairygirl


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Patchy Grass

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:27

Ooh Verd - rotating rabbits.....

Daughter had a guinea pig when she was young, and we just moved it's run round the grass to give it a chance to recover.

Normally a feed would rejuvenate the grass along with a bit of rain, but I don't know how they affect rabbits. Seaweed might be the best option of those. As Verdun suggests, a  run away from the grass is the best option though, only allowing them on it occasionally.

Camera Talk

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:23

I missed this yesterday - brilliant Mr J  

You must have been delighted to get that shot

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 27/03/2016 at 08:17

Morning BL - Happy Easter - hope you've not had any damage 

Quite wild here last night but nothing worse than the usual at this time of year. 

Morning everyone who is yet to appear and afties Pat 

doc 

In bed early last last night so I'll have a look round before I head out

Don't eat too much chocolate 

Coronilla

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:24

Don't grow them Marianne but this will bump up the thread so that someone else can help you  

Garden Pictures 2016

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:18

Just enough room for them to get in and do the damage then BL  

Red Robin shrub

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:16

It does look a bit sad  

I think hard weather can make them a bit like that too.

You can only try a similar approach to Abby's - fingers crossed it will come away again  

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 19:13

Your name for the forum is the most appropriate BL - you're always busy !

Hope your daughter  and SIL enjoy their trip to Venice 

I've still a couple of the hills there to do T'bird, but I'll save those for a better day. 

Enjoy your snooze but don't forget to change your clocks...

Growing a Clematis

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:35

I should have said that the one I knew was on a living tree rather than a dead one...but I'm still not keen!  

HELLO FORKERS March 2016 edition

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:26

Please try Hosta 

I should have kept schtum. Hailstones are currently battering the windows  

Forecast's not great T'bird - been spoilt recently with some lovely alpine days. Waterproofs and extra layers will be needed tomorrow. There will be an extra layer of snow on the tops too. Thinking of heading up to one I've done a few times at the Rest and be Thankful just beyond Arrochar. It's a great little walk. 

Growing a Clematis

Posted: 26/03/2016 at 18:11

I've seen a montana used this way DYL, but you need to improve the soil well, plant it a reasonable distance from the tree, and water well till established to give it a reasonable chance. Montanas don't need pruning so it's an easier choice than the ones which do. You can just tidy bits now and again to suit. 

It's not something I care for because you still have the dead tree, but it would have a framework of branches covering it once it gets going  

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