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Latest posts by fidgetbones

who is the thief?

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 07:15

The best deterrent to squirrels is a Jack Russell.

who is the thief?

Posted: 06/09/2014 at 07:14

I lost 50 cobs one year, but the squirrels detached them and either sat on the fence eating them, or dragged them off into the wood to a drey. If they are still on the plant, it might be a smaller rodent.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 21:22

Off to bed now, work again tomorrow.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 05/09/2014 at 19:14

Has everyone gone away for the weekend?

Bulbs

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 20:54

New bulbs should always flower the first year,so long as they are big enough. The flower is already there, it just needs to grow. Second year depends on how the bulb has been treated after flowering.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 20:52

Big bone for Spike

Bulbs

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 20:04

I have had expensive bulbs, and cheap bulbs.

Lidl bulbs did really well this year. Gladioli at 15 for £1 unbeatable.

Taylors bulbs from the garden centre did well, and also cheap bulbs from Parkers.

I find that the bigger the better, they have to be firm, and no signs of mould.  Then its up to you.

 

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 04/09/2014 at 19:09

Dad back home with feet up. He's followed instructions to get back home, now he's back to his normal cantankerous self.

I've got home, and have a large glass of red wine. Work tomorrow.

Have a good evening folks.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 03/09/2014 at 20:25

I get holiday jabs tomorrow, OH gets diving medical.. a little bit nearer to holiday every day.

Discussions started by fidgetbones

Has anyone got a trail cam for night time critter visits?

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Last Post: 19/01/2015 at 23:02

Brugmansia cuttings.

how to take brugmansia cuttings. 
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Last Post: 08/01/2015 at 23:04

white mouse

Is this an escaped pet (or a boas dinner) or a natural occurring albino? 
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Last Post: 17/09/2014 at 21:33

fungi identification please

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Last Post: 15/08/2014 at 13:16

A walk at Attenborough by the River Trent.

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Last Post: 14/07/2014 at 11:03

squash crown prince

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Last Post: 04/01/2015 at 17:26

Talkback: The best way to grow potatoes

I always thought that potatoes need a lot of water. Certainly the potato growers in Lincolnshire seem to use water cannons to irrigate throu... 
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Last Post: 08/08/2014 at 18:34

Talkback: Grass snakes

Snakes in the kitchen? NOOOOOOOO!!!!! 
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Last Post: 03/07/2014 at 23:01

SEED COLLECTION AND STORAGE PRIOR TO SWAPPING

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Last Post: 10/07/2014 at 00:53

Fascinated by Fasciation

Photos of fasciated flowers/stems/seed pods. 
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Last Post: 05/11/2014 at 16:33

Talkback: Seven-spot ladybirds

This year is the first time I have seen ladybirds mating. Then I found another lot the same day.I recorded them as well. Well, I would soone... 
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Last Post: 07/06/2014 at 07:13

ladybirds mating?

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Last Post: 02/06/2014 at 20:16

Bug identification please.

black and yellow body, yellow legs, black antennae 
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Last Post: 31/05/2014 at 21:09

BARNSDALE GARDEN TRIP.

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Last Post: 23/06/2014 at 19:22

Identification needed

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