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Our gardens 2018

Discussion in 'Gardening Advice' started by Lurcherlad, Apr 16, 2018.


  1. Charity

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    Is anyone else's garden teeming with spiders. As someone who is phobic about them, it really spoils gardening for me. I don't do half what I should be doing at the moment as everywhere I look, there they are. Its a nightmare.
     
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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    No more than usual, I don’t think.

    I love spiders :)

    Why not look at working through the phobia somehow, if it’s spoiling your enjoyment of the garden?

    The Speakmans have some good techniques for curing phobias.
     
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    We were sat in our garden late one evening a few days ago and I usually sit with my legs up on the sofa. We had lit the chiminea and were chatting. I was going to get us some drinks and just before I placed my feet on the floor, hubby said stop, look! There beneath my feet was a hedgehog warming himself in front of the fire.
     
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    That's so cool!!!
     
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    We've built a pond and a stream! Still work in progress but this is a weeks effort.

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    Also been making more flower beds

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    Lurcherlad PetForums VIP

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    Wow! Quite a project :)
     
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    We've got a hedgehog visiting our garden every night :Woot:Woot Unfortunately it had an encounter with a very naughty GSP called Colt the other night - lets just say hedgehog 1 Colt 0 was the outcome although he did have a swollen top lip from hedgehog spines for his troubles. He now has to go on his lead for bedtime pees :rolleyes:

    Has anyone else got passion flowers in their garden? if so have you got any flowers? We usually have a lovey display but no flowers so far this year.
     
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    Tidied up a scruffy bed yesterday. Dig up and divided the hardy geranium and moved them to the back of the bed and planted some new perennials for colour.

    Excuse the wire “Anti Jack Device” - he loves a bit of freshly dug soil! ;)

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    A few pics from Rodney’s wild flowers I planted on his grave, things are starting to bloom now

    Love in the mist
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    Borage - we have lots of this dotted about as the bees go mad for it
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    I think this is mallow, the bumble bee was certainly keen on it.
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