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Red Sun

Posted: 19/10/2017 at 18:36

Heres the link to the page. 


Posted: 19/10/2017 at 18:35

No need to shred newspapers and card, screw it into balls it lets Air in for a while, which is what gets your compost working. 

I am having weird visions of getting it into a pop bottle, I know your quite age-ed Frank but isn’t that a bit smallπŸ˜€ the pop bottle I mean.πŸ˜€

Rats feeding on bird food! What to do?

Posted: 19/10/2017 at 18:30
jo204 says:

perhaps we need a rat psychologist?r

See original post

  Are you new to country living? Rats are rats whether they live in fields or sewers, as I said on page one, one pair of rats can make 2,000 in a year, that’s if you only have one pair.

I would urge you to get the council on to it, if they get in your home for the winter or in your loft, they can do untold damage. 

Red Sun

Posted: 19/10/2017 at 18:23

click on Latest Posts, then click on page 6, it’s all moved back a page through the day.

Rats feeding on bird food! What to do?

Posted: 19/10/2017 at 14:33

Water won’t work! They live in sewers, they swim like fish, 

if you are going to use a trap you don’t leave it out in the open, you find the rat run, easily spotted by smooth earth, usually close to a wall or fence, then cover the trap with chicken wire leaving a hole open at the end about 1.5 inches, then nothing else can get in. 

In your case I think the best would be to call in the council rat man to get rid of them, did you know that from one pair of rats, 2000 will be born in a year. 

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Posted: 19/10/2017 at 09:29

Ours have been in the garden for years as well,  every year, at the end of the season they get rust, I just cut them right back to the ground and they come up perfect again 

Red Sun

Posted: 19/10/2017 at 09:21

Hi C.C. Theres  two threads open already on this, I think there were some photos if you wanted to see them. Page 5. 

A Place To Call Home

Posted: 18/10/2017 at 17:52

I’ve had just had a big laugh, I clicked on that link and a load of ads from Asian girls dressed in scanty clothes came up, saying they are available in Dunterton now and waiting for older men to contact them. this is our village of Dunterton!πŸ˜€

I do have adblocker, they didn’t seem to know thatπŸ˜€


Posted: 18/10/2017 at 17:42

Only wood ash, not coal.

Cherry Laurel

Posted: 18/10/2017 at 16:49

3 to a metre is good, 5 would be much to close. They grow thick quickly if you keep them trimmed, 

I bought mine from hedgedirect. Best to buy them at 60 cms, bare roots, pick out the tops on planting, stand back and wait till Spring, then sprinkle some bonemeal around if you want to, I didn’t, mine are now huge. 

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