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We're the proud owners of two cats, adopted from the local rescue centre. One, aged four, has been living with us for a year and a half. The other only joined us a few months ago, and is very old. We thought we were recruiting an elderly gentleman
on the grass seed and that I can continue to persuade our cat that the area is not a huge purpose-built litter tray.
to flower.But last spring, thanks to the vigilance of our newly-acquired cat, the tulip bulbs did actually flower. The display was gorgeous. Old habits die hard, though, and this year I placed plastic trays over two low-level planters that were planted
, but by the bucket load.Home grown tomatoes, complete with that love-it or hate-it slightly tom-cat-like aroma that you get on your hands as you touch the foliage, are IT! This year I've got lots of different sorts. These include the candidates for next year
I'm the proud owner of two whopping great carnivorous plants. One was a present to my son from his granddad, the other is a rescue plant (much like our rescue cat!).Right now my greenhouse is looking decidedly miserable. My pepper and tomato plants
of its call. This year it's remained firmly hidden, but it has been rather vocal. I lay in the tent, at somewhere between 5am and 6am. The cat slept, the children slept, but the cuckoo appeared to have just woken up. It was the first time I had heard
, so the birds can feast in peace, I’m keeping the cats in for the couple of hours before dusk…Don't forget, by the way, that this weekend (26-27 January 2013) you can record sightings of garden birds in the annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch.