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squirrel shot for coming to the table.

Posted: 21/01/2013 at 20:48

I agree with you both if they didn't enter the house and cause so much damage then i would not kill but they do return all the time and was hoping they would get the hint. I love watching them too, when they argue between one another and chase one another it looks like they are playfully enjoying themselves and my amusement when i saw a squirrel steal a corn on cob from a farmers field and try to hide it in my lawn sadly he failed miserably and gave up and just sat there eating it. Taking a gun to a squirrel is over the top, there are much better and humane ways of going about it.

squirrel shot for coming to the table.

Posted: 19/01/2013 at 20:43

I was interested in all views on this hot topic. I have culled many grey squirrel not because they eat all the bird food but the damage they have done to my property. I am the one who supplies the food but cannot choose what type of wildlife i only want to attract and wouldn't mind if that's all they are interested in but it's not . I have a squirrel cage and only use it when i am home so once caught then killed and disposed. I would not use a gun because if i didn't kill it in one shot i would feel awful it being in the wild somewhere suffering. I have a wood at the back of my property which you would think they would prefer as their habitat but my loft seems to attract them all. I mend the damage and then it is damaged the following day. This was all happening before i started to feed the birds and with a hazelnut tree at the end of my hedge i knew i would not get rid of them completely but when i was catching at least 7 a day i knew i had to many numbers. Sorry if it upsets anyone but the damage they do is shocking i am lucky my husband is an electrian and his father a retired builder to fix the roof. They are vemin with a fluffly tail nothing cute about them

calendar 2013

Posted: 08/01/2013 at 10:37

Hello again Celtic Charmer. I am so excited about my new greenhouse not only to use but it will be my first one i have brought brand new. It is not going to be glass panes because needed a child friendly and football proof one lol. I have liked your Jimmy's Allotment page on Facebook so it updates me on your news feeds when i log in. Looking forward to your advise and hope all goes well for us gardeners this year.

.P.S Love the GYO magazine you mentioned and will probably subscribe

calendar 2013

Posted: 05/01/2013 at 19:07

Thank you for the calendar, will come in very useful. Love the website too. Have been looking at the pictures and reading your comments on the outcome of certain crops for the 2nd wettest year on record. I didn't do much home grown due to wedding and another baby but looking forward to this year, it will be my third year and going to do raised beds because my bog of a garden and having a brand new greenhouse. Wish you all the luck on the allotment for 2013 and will keep visiting your website x

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