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pet companions

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 21:30

Logan says:

Leadfarmer, he's lovely. It must be very difficult for you when you've found a home for them.

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scroggin says:

Bear is a beaut. Hope he finds a great home.

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 It can be very difficult, but we know from day one that they will soon leave us, and at least it means they have found a permanent home.

Another recent lab we looked after was called Lulu. She was a beauty and I really really fell for her in a big way. We tried to keep her but it was too late, she had already been allocated a new home...

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pet companions

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 21:25
Logan says:

Thanks BL, Obelixx and Kitty. The ashes are still in the boxes and in plastic bags. I feel they are close to me like that.Yes there's a lot of good memories.

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 Our last two labradors are also kept with us in the same way.

pet companions

Posted: 23/02/2017 at 18:31

Here's the latest labrador that we are looking after until a new home is found. He's a lovely massive brute of a dog, appropriately called Bear. I shall miss him when he's found a new home...

Garden Gallery 2017

Posted: 14/02/2017 at 14:36

Greenhouse is out of action for this spring, at least until I find a space in the garden to build another wood store

Hedge trimmings

Posted: 13/02/2017 at 14:25

Spread it out and go over it with a lawnmower, then put it on the compost heap if you have one.

Help with Victorian Terrace garden

Posted: 25/01/2017 at 16:01

Im bored today, can you tell!!

A circular lawn could look nice, with a stepping stone path leading through it, framed with box balls at each end of the path, and an wooden archway at the shed end of the path to walk through. Keep the stepping stones slightly below the level of the grass so your mower can go straight over them.

Help with Victorian Terrace garden

Posted: 24/01/2017 at 23:55

Another option would be a circular lawn in the centre, surrounded by a border, with the path running through the centre.

Help with Victorian Terrace garden

Posted: 24/01/2017 at 19:52

Forgive the basic sketch, but something like this?

Maybe even have a timber archway at the end of the path by the shed patio, leading straight onto the patio, giving a focal point to walk to from the house?

The way you get a nice planted area for you, and a bit of lawn for the dog.

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Help with Victorian Terrace garden

Posted: 24/01/2017 at 19:32

How about laying that stepping stone path in a gentle 'S' shape, with lawn to the right, and a nice planted border on the left (when looking from the house), maybe even with a small tree in it to help block the view of the shed when looking out from the house?

pet companions

Posted: 23/01/2017 at 20:14
Tootles says:

Leadfarmer - those cuties look like some of the rescues from East Midlands Lab Rescue (team Edward). Is that the charity that your wife helps with by any chance?

Floss looks like such a character!

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 She volunteers for Labradors in Need.

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