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pet companions

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 08:05

Logan, that's indecent exposure!

Similar problem here, OH throws ball, Inka runs after it then ignores it, OH collects ball and doesn't even get a treat!

Love all the pet pictures, keep 'em coming!


Posted: 25/05/2016 at 03:25
DyersEnd says:

What a grumpy lot (most of) you are.  I think we're very lucky to be able to watch the most famous flower show in the world from the comfort of our own armchairs at a sensible time of day. After all - nobody forces you to watch - you could be outside weeding if you preferred 

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 I quite agree with you, DyersEnd, was just thinking the same myself!

Non paying guests in water butt

Posted: 24/05/2016 at 13:34

I get these in my water butts. I put a drop of oil/WD40/lighting fluid (whatever is handiest at the time) in them. This gives a slight film which kills of the larvae as they have to come up to breathe. Makes the watering cans a bit sticky but better than being stung by mossies!

What is this plant?

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 07:55

Beware, if you let it go to seed you'll soon have it all over your garden. Agree it's very pretty though.

Glyphosate alternative

Posted: 20/05/2016 at 17:51

Some shops here have stopped selling glyphosate (it's received a bad name because some farmers have use it in overdoses!). I have bought two 1 lt. bottles which should last me for the next 10 years. I only use it sparingly with a small hand spray.

Last edited: 20 May 2016 17:51:58

ID please

Posted: 15/05/2016 at 13:18

And there's a little wild strawberry peeking out under the hosta.

pet companions

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 18:26
Kitty 2 says:

Let's see if this works.

Nope, it's not having it sorry. 

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 Kitty, maybe your pic is too large, I had that problem and had to reduce my pics to maximum 500 pixels.

pet companions

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 10:13
plant pauper says:

Inka looks like my Wren. I'm not sure she would sit politely anywhere near a cat.

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 Peggie made sure she put Inka in her place with a whack on the nose when she first arrived, cats outside do not have the same privilege, they get chased!

pet companions

Posted: 13/05/2016 at 09:04

Love all the pictures of your pets, what a variety!

This is Inka-dog, a rescue from Hungary (looking very embarassed at having to sit next to a cat!) and Peggie-cat, also a rescue.

Last edited: 13 May 2016 09:08:37

National Limerick Day!

Posted: 12/05/2016 at 11:54

Haha, I do wish there was a clapping smiley on here!

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