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Bird feeders

Posted: 26/01/2014 at 15:51

I must have half douzen bird feeders suspended from branches in my garden. We have been here two years now, and all we have are two resident sparrow, a couple of very shy and retiring there which seam to gorge on the mixed seed feeders. I did have lots of starlings last summer.

I sit in vain hoping that one day there will be a family of blue tits and robins nesting in the bird boxes.

Can somebody please advise me on

1. Which bird feeders keep the seed/ feed dry because of all this rain my worry is it'll become contaminated. It always ends up soggy!!

2. Which is the best food to attract Blue/Coal/Great tits to my garden??

Thanks a million folks

RLx

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 14:48

LOL cheers everyone...

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 12:37

Hey Lavender Lady! Great to hear from you. and thank you.

 

Yep ive definately got a jasmine growing next to it. Anyway youre all right, definately time to move on, and get something else in there...great idea guys.

Daintiness Ive got very heavy clay soil, however weve worked really hard to improve in over the last two years, and like LL im on a mission to screen off my neighbours houses. ( too much brick!!) I may go for Pyracantha or another honeysuckle or both

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 10/09/2013 at 07:59

Thank you nutcutlet, and everyone. Will keep a close watch till spring, then its coming out!!!

To addict...Be great if it was a Damson though

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 17:12

nutcutlet, its been 2 years since it flowered...im not liking this at all. oh well you win some and lose some  and looked like a honeysuckle in the pot, although very woody.

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 16:41

Blimey!!! now thats worrying!! Ive attched another picture which ive just taken so  you guys can be super sure. I am left gobsmacked given that this thing which lived in a pot all these years and was 100% honeysuckle could have become this monster!! what has happened to my beautiful plant since transfering it from pot to ground then. Its only been out of the pot 13 months.

Mattbeer i hope it is like your honeysuckle

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30746.jpg?width=204&height=350&mode=max

 

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 14:56

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 12:18

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/30736.jpg?width=204&height=350&mode=max

 Hi Mattbee87.

I'm really baffled because if you look at the photo just right of the hanging bird feeders I already have a bay growing there.The mystery shrub which I assumed was my honeysuckle which grew for years in a pot is now growing into something quite different. If you look behind the bay, thats where this thing is growing, and seems to be growing taller by the day....

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 10:12

Does anybody else have any suggestions as to what is growing in my garden?

 

many thanks

Should my honeysuckle look like this

Posted: 09/09/2013 at 08:33

Oh!!! How strange. well thank you for that nutcutlet

R

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