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Posted: 19/02/2016 at 14:54

Something that is relevant.......I did the RSPB Bird Survey two weeks ago and over the hour and on the first occasion only saw 2 Wood Pidgeons and a Feral Pidgeon and on the second occasion just the same feral Pidgeon again !

Last year it was wall to wall sparrows , robins . black birds . and starlings

B3...its annoying to have your lovely buds been eaten but at least you have Happy and Healthy Sparrows  

Himalayan Honeysuckle

Posted: 19/02/2016 at 14:48

I have some HH and its reached 5 foot tall which is OK as its for a wind break.

? Do I "prune " it like rasperberries  or just leave it to carry on

5 foot is tall enough


May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 01/02/2016 at 19:32

From memory they produced black plum like fruit back in late summer

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 14:37

2 inches diameter for each flower head

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 13:19

Just checked and the flowers on the trees are just under  2 inches across white with pale yellow middle with some 10 stamens sticking out

The trees are mature and have been there for years

I dont have a mobile phone to send s picture 

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:57

Hi Dove

Its on a line of trees both sides of a local road 

Im going past there later and I will check the colour  etc

May Trees in Bloom end of January

Posted: 31/01/2016 at 11:31

? Is this normal friends

Decking help - which boards and why!

Posted: 28/01/2016 at 10:56

At our allotment we have had to add non slip strips some 12 inches long as we have had several accidents

decking is a current fad and is prone to attracting rats as it provides shelter underneath espescially if there is a supply of water and food nearby

Ground cover to prevent weeds

Posted: 25/01/2016 at 18:11

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