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on an ugly garage or shed.More ways to attract birds to your gardenMaking a nesting area for birds on a pond video project.Installing a window bird feeder.Making fat cakes for birds.Making a bird box.Browse plants that are attractive to wildlifeBrowse a
there are no kinks in the entrance pipe.Push loose soil up around the edge of the pot and pipe, leaving the pipe's tip poking out above the surface. Place the slate over the top to keep the nest dry.AdamIf you find an old mouse nest in your shed, add this to your
(apologies to all those people standing ankle deep in post-flood sludge who probably don't need a smarty-pants pointing at the silver-lining).Lawns - because it has been well-nigh impossible to get the mower out of the shed, grass has grown much longer than
the shed each year.
the process until your plait has reached a good length, and simply hang it up in a dry place, such as a shed, or kitchen. You can then pluck off the bulbs to use as and when you need them.
from slugs and snails) and planted them out when they had a good clump of leaves. I always grow lettuces in a well-drained (and less slug-prone) bed close to my shed, so I can keep an eye on them.I tend to try a few new lettuce varieties each year
It rained on Sunday, so what better way to spend the day than planting roses? Well, I went and played Power Rangers in the bushes in Dulwich Park with 3-year-old, while my partner did the planting. She'd ordered them at Chelsea, and we'd almost
in such ghastly conditions? To fossick around on either border or lawn will cause more damage than good. You could tidy the shed or do some useful work in the greenhouse, but some days are too miserable even for that.Sometimes it's OK to say "hang it all
in general. I know too that I can really get the plot and shed shipshape now before spring strikes with a surge in a month or so's time.But, the thing is, I'm having my bathroom 'done'. Not only is the suite being replaced, but we've knocked a couple of walls
're probably breeding in the jungle-like ivy growth that threatens to engulf our shed further up the garden.A couple of hours later, the first speckled wood, Pararge aegeria, appears, looking velvety fresh. The likelihood is that it has just emerged from