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Rat problem

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:39

It also depends where you live and where the rats are coming from Patricia. Is there a property near you where the problem might originate, ie neglected or untidy? A friend of mine also had an issue a few years ago, and the problem came about because the council had cleared some nearby woodland, diverting the rat colony into a series of gardens, including hers. It may be worth contacting your council for some advice and a visit  

edwardian britain

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:34

I'm not sure ducks would go down too well in  a typical new build, suburban estate either...

Life lessons from your garden?

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:32


Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:31

Morning all - I have been up for a while ...honest 

Rain to come later I think so I'll be doing h****work I suppose 

Caught up with all the action here- belated  congratulations Liri - I won't make the old joke about getting less for murder 

BL - don't forget Beechgrove - Mr B is on and was very amusing at the talk in thingy they did 

I have no problem with the site. Is that because I have an adblocker?  

I'll send some smilies to everyone just in case  

Life lessons from your garden?

Posted: 02/08/2015 at 09:25

You've summed that up nicely pansyface and always...

I'm also sensing a note of advertising here, or am I just an old cynic ...


Posted: 01/08/2015 at 19:38

Evening all. Been away walking and I've just eaten the sandwiches, which were for my lunch, as my dinner with a nice cuppa. Too wet and cold to stop as the hail, sleet and rain moved in before I got to the last hill. The worst bit was the neverending peat bog on the return.... I doubt my boots will ever recover 

On the plus side - Raiders of the Lost Ark is on 

and I saw a nice little herd of deer before the monsoon appeared 

Chocoraspberry cake sounds good. Send some this way - I've earned it today 

Doing zero is what I'll be doing tomorrow chicky, and yes, it's rude not to sample the gelato. As often as possible I found 

Now I'm off to see what you've all been up to 

Monty's new hat

Posted: 01/08/2015 at 19:31

Where's the pic then Steve?  


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 13:20

Fencing alternatives - Ivy?

Posted: 31/07/2015 at 13:16

Leave the conifer trunks as posts and attach wires on vine eyes. Then you can grow a selection of climbers which will give cover till shrubs (in front) grow up to hide everything. Leave a gap of a couple of feet so that you can get in to prune and feed the climbers - you could make a simple pathway. That will help you access the shrubs for maintenance too. 

Is this a front garden rather than a rear one - is that why there's a no fence policy Donna?


Posted: 31/07/2015 at 13:07

I planted Berberis for the same reason in a previous garden RB. I also contacted Royal Mail after a relief postman ran through my garden and hurdled the brand new fence, damaging the grass I'd just treated en route...   I must say, they were very helpful and responded quickly too. 

Rain is staying away for the moment but I have some errands to run. I hope I can get something constructive done later.

I don't want to know about Verd's undergarments.....

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