Tootles


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Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 20:48

What a little ball of mischief Willow looks! Hope he is on the mend. I agree though, what kind of person outs barbed wire on a  bird table?? We have a pheasant that is always on our bird table. I dread to think what damage barbed wire could do to feathered friends, let along kitties or kiddies.

Sorry to hear that your Smudge is in kitty heaven Orchid. I bet Smudge is enjoying a big bowl on tuna with new kitty pals up there x

Clematis

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 20:20

Wow! Bargain MrsGarden! You lucky thing!

Gardeners who love their feline friends

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 20:19

Hi friendly cat folk, in light of the sadly all too regular posts which suggest some awful and cruel methods of deterring our feline companions, I thought I'd revisit this much nicer and happier thread and say I hope all of your kitties are safe, happy and healthy...and don't have the misfortune of living next door to folk with cat issues!

Clematis

Posted: 29/04/2014 at 19:59

Hi folks, here's my Duchess of Edinburgh. I planted it adjacent to my rose which is Madam Alfred Carriere.  I understand that a white rose with a white clematis is a match made in heaven. I'm hoping they will grow well together and eventually cover the arch. Fingers and toes crossed!

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Onions and potatoes

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:37

Nothing quite like the sound of happy and busy birds. Good for the soul to hear them I reckon. 

Ooh yes, I've seen lots of bees too. All different kinds. They must love the glorious yellow fields.  The scent is just gorgeous.  Hope it means that you get extra lovely honey!

 

Onions and potatoes

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 21:00

I agree. It was glorious here today.  The birds are still chirping away now. Only just dark too. 

Clematis

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 20:55

Sorry to hear you've been ill Bookertoo. Hope on the mend quickly. 

Which ones did you go for? He's got some lovely varieties on his website. 

I sent off for an offer in the Telegraph. £5.99 postage and three free clematis. Well, they are teeny tiny and look very delicate. Doubt they'll be ready for a couple of years. Whereas I planted the Clematis Mans Duchess of Edinburgh out in the garden on Saturday as it was too big for the cold frame! I hope the weatherman is wrong with the talk of frosts!!

Chickens

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 20:47

Victoria Sponge, what a lovely chicken house! And what a lovely thing to do in making the extra effort with ex battery ones. Good on you.

Onions and potatoes

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 20:39

Ooh good point busy bee.  Thermals at the ready!  Just typical - I spent most of the weekend planting out only to come in and watch countryfile and the dreaded frost forecast! 

Onions and potatoes

Posted: 28/04/2014 at 19:21

Hi, how are your tattis doing? 

hope you've got signs of life daisyheadcass. 

Here are mine - looking forward to mash already!

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Discussions started by Tootles

Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Random question but why....

Oh why oh why.... 
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Dads are brilliant, and mums are pretty cool too...

So much help! 
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Fab Gardening Programme

Little discovery 
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The day ahead.

Can't wait for home time! 
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Doesn't it get dark early?!

Quick, autumn is a-coming! 
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Passion flower

Do I need to prune it? 
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What a lovely smell!

Sweet scent of stocks. 
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A few random questions...

Getting the basics right (or at least learning to!) 
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Well I'll be pickled!

Quick, buy shares in Vinegar! 
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Yum yum

Cucumber pie, sandwich, cake, lasagne anyone?!?! 
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What do you do with baby foxgloves and lupins?

I always get stuck at this point! 
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Courgette questions!

Sorry about the Benny hill style photo.... 
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What do you do with garlic?

Do you dry it out? 
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