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Latest posts by Fairygirl

Feeding meal worms to my nesting blue tits

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 14:10

Gfantic- I just saw your post from Saturday re the mealworms(which strangely wasn't there when I posted later )   I have a few little pieces in the mix in the seed feeder so maybe you could soak them and put them in one of those? Might try that myself now I've thought of it! I just put them on the ground - the dunnocks like them and, as they're ground feeders, I hide some amongst the pots which the big birds can't get in to! The robins find t hose ones too.


Posted: 10/06/2013 at 13:53

Dove we used to have a fire on after long days hillwalking in the summer! By the time you've driven home (often over 2hours) and had a shower/bath you can feel chilled because you're weary, especially if it's been a wet day- the rain 'falls' horizontally at 30mph on the mountains! The heated seats in the jeep gave you a false sense of summer too though  Hope it warms up for you soon.

Wintersong- if you're getting wood - go to a builder's merchant rather than you know where. I know that's what I should have done but as I was doing a bit at at a time I thought i'd just get a few lots in the car every so often. Really regret it as the price difference is unbelievable.  I'm annoyed with myself - for what I've already spent I could have done the entire fence and I've got about 16 metres still to do after I finish the front.

They'll help you work out the amounts you need too if you're unsure.

How was your weetabix today Tina?


Posted: 10/06/2013 at 08:20

Morning Verdi. Rain needed in lots of areas.  You must have a lot of watering to do! My salad crops have been great - that heat recently and the rain a couple of weeks ago has made them grow like mad. Enjoying them enormously. 

Anyway off to work now so have a good day everyone. 

The daftest thing you've done in your garden

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 08:10

Rustic rose and Tina- interesting how these incidents involved 'other halves' - who are no longer other halves!! I detect a pattern 

Never managed to fall down a drain though -sorry Matty- it was funny reading it- though I doubt you found it very funny at the time !

I decide to take a clematis with me when I moved house a few years back as it was just buried in it's pot to look nice for viewings  A particularly nice dark one - I went to dig it up, stumbled - and chopped it off at the ankles. It never came back!


Posted: 10/06/2013 at 07:50

Morning all. Cooler here which is actually quite pleasant- sorry Dove   We do need a bit of rain here too- dry and dusty from sun though. Has the mist never really lifted with you?

Andy - steady on- don't want to start a craze!  Glad I gave everyone a bit of a laugh. Hopefully there'll be more plants by the end of the summer and there won't be so many bare bits. There's a joke in there somewhere but I'll leave it!

Still catching up with all the posts from weekend - on here that is - looks like most people had a pretty good one.

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 23:10

Off to bed now after trying to order wood online and it didn't work so had to email them...

Oh well, tomorrow's another day-hope you feel better soon Bev. Break yourself into it gently.

Tina 3-4 hours.. I don't youngsters... 

Nighty night....


Garden Gallery 2013

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 23:04

Smashing Mrs G!

What do you feed your owls...

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 21:53

You can have ours Tina. We're finished with it now ..

Something odd happened to my last post. Brain not functioning, think I'm tired - only 4/5 hours sleep last night 

Bees or wasps?

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 21:33

Lovely pic Cheerypb!!

Good Evening FORKERS

Posted: 09/06/2013 at 21:20

Gilly- what a shame they didn't stay after you giving them a nice B&B very rude.ving to sto

Chick - I tried to find that thread with the posts about the sprinkler but couldn't find it - sorry Glad you got one though. Get some pix of your new border- you've been very busy. I kept having to come inside out of the heat...

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