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to birds, foxes, dogs, cats, cars and, sadly, pedestrians, treading them underfoot because they do not appreciate what gentle giant beasts they are. We have a pair of pheasants living in our garden. They are wonderful to watch, but they are eating my
variety of birds and a variety of wild life that live or visit my garden including foxes. badgers and hedgehogs. there's a happy medium between a rampant mess full of weeds and dog muck and the pristine constipated gardens of South Eastern suburbia!!! just
I will be planting "In The Green" lots of lovely tulips. narcissi, fritillaries, pink chionodoxa, etc. brought to me by my friend who has a small garden like you, Kate, but likes to ring the changes in his pots every season. he knows they will have a good home with me. Watering...
; the same goes for foxes and eagles who, it's sometimes claimed, destroy a farmers livelihood. I'm ashamed that I hadn't made an effort to check the truth about hornets, and am glad you've highlighted the real problem. But it's true that people
and error. I love to see birds, bees and butterflies in the garden, but I don't like the damage done by foxes, squirrels, and badgers. Unfortunately they can be so destructive! Patrevlil, I sympathise totally but am old enough to remember myxomatosis. I
) canes and tie twine to the cane then loop it around the flowering stems. Works fine - these just survived over 24h of rain and wind: Look fantastic! Thank you! Just what minw need too to keep the fox cubs from knocking them down with their games
on it - then kick it under the said tree, next day - all gone! Fox maybe. Slugs get chopped in half and put on the bird table! I know, but I'm not violent in any other way, although I might be if I see a cat at 'my' birds!
rotate the crops next year, but I am determined to have home-grown greens on my plate, not fat woodpigeons waddling around looking smug! I found what was left of a pigeon on my front lawn today, once we had droves of them then we got a fox in the woods
. Grown well despite weather [or maybe due to the abundent rain] and most started flowering weeks ago. I have staked and supported with green plastic hoops which also detered the cats and foxes initially. Not sure how to upload photo/s but may try. Happy
at night and let them out first thing, can be difficult to pull yourself out of bed in winter Foxes could be a problem, so far we've been ok, our enclosure has wire dug into the ground to prevent them digging their way in. Will damage tender plants if you