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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!

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/44040.jpg?width=360&height=350&mode=max

 

Discussions started by Tootles

See you later work, two weeks off!

Smiling from ear to ear! 
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Hey Good Looking.....

Whatcha got cooking...... 
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Crikey! Who pressed the freeeeezing button?

Getcha long johns out! 
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Composting - where am I going wrong pls?

Dry and twiggy... 
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Lovely little lupins - is it best to just leave these pls?

What to do next and what to expect... 
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What do you do next with cuttings that have taken pls?

in the greenhouse... 
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What is this cute little beauty please?

Love this plant... 
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A "how much?!!?" moment.....

Much pricier than I thought.... 
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I've just grown this in my oven...

Anyone for a slice? 
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Blowing a gale where you are yet?

Has Gonzalo visited? 
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Aerating the lawn - fab old tool...

But how far do I need to stick it in (oooh matron!)... 
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Potato berry???

Never seen this before... 
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When and which plants in pots to but in the greenhouse over winter...

Which ones need protecting? 
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Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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Are these damsons or sloes please?

Identity parade! 
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