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Recommend a good bird food?

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 21:17

Eddy, Im afraid I'm neither a farmer or someone who works with lead. 'Lead farmer' is simply part of a quote from a film called Tropic Thunder. If you search 'I'm a lead farmer' on youtube you will see what I mean, I won't post a link as it contains foul language.

Recommend a good bird food?

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 21:02

Well their sunflower hearts are very clean. Other brands I've tried have lots of dust in the bag which you don't notice until you get near the bottom of the bag.

Recommend a good bird food?

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 20:41

Fairygirl, I didn't realise that, thanks.

jo47, no I haven't tried their peanuts. In fact Ive had little success with peanuts, they are usually left untouched.

 

Recommend a good bird food?

Posted: 24/11/2015 at 20:28

I use sunflower hearts which attract sparrows, robins, greenfinch, tits, goldfinch and tree creeper, with dunnocks cleaning up anything spilt on the patio. I buy them from eBay branded as Croston Corn Mill Ltd £24.95 for 20kg sack. These are the best I've found, others often have a powdery residue that clogs up the feeders. I used to buy RSPB sunflower hearts from a local RSPB bird sanctuary, but they are expensive.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/230913605734?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

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Removing mould on plant pots?

Posted: 18/11/2015 at 14:15

Thanks for the replies. Previously the white stuff (horticultural term) normally turns green, and looks unsightly. Ive gave them a really good scrub with Jeyes recently so hopefully it is now just efflorescence as suggested. The pots are raised off the ground already.

For those that don't sleep well, I've recently purchased a Devon Duvets wool mattress topper which has really helped me. Very comfy. But not cheap!!

Removing mould on plant pots?

Posted: 18/11/2015 at 02:10

Id like some help with getting rid of some mould on my terracotta plant pots please. Ive tried scrubbing it off, but it grows back, scrubbed it with Jeyes fluid, but it comes back etc. Should I try bleach? Is it mould or lichen?

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Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 29/10/2015 at 13:50

Your showing your age nutcutlet 

 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 29/10/2015 at 00:52

nutcutlet, how lovely to have your own woodland 

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 19:12
Thanks snow. I'm a big fan of Cuprinol paints, especially their Heritage range. Old English Green is a nice shade, certainly better than the standard Ground Force green.

Garden Pictures 2015

Posted: 28/10/2015 at 12:44

Fairygirl, sorry I missed your first question, I changed the clematis in the planter from Nelly Moser to another Dr Ruppell. I reckon they prefer to be in the ground instead of a planter, but I'll give it another chance next year with extra manure etc.

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