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by Willpar
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Robin
Replies: 164
Views: 42819

Re: Robin

Just seen a robin go into a feeder. It ate a suet pellet or two and took another with it. First time I have seen that during breeding season. Are usually winter feeders for me.
by Willpar
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1282
Views: 309119

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Good spot placi, nice to have such a lovely bird grace the baffie.
by Willpar
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1118
Views: 313842

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

They don't hang around when in a rush.
by Willpar
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....
Replies: 1282
Views: 309119

Re: WHAT I SAW TODAY.....

Never seen a siskin peregrine. Probably don't come down this far south. Only ever had a greenfinch here once, many years ago.
by Willpar
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Birds
Topic: BLACKBIRDS
Replies: 367
Views: 136352

Re: BLACKBIRDS

Small plot camera early this morning.



Lovely juvenile.
by Willpar
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Plants
Topic: Plant ID
Replies: 13
Views: 222

Re: Plant ID

Done some more reading about the pink fountain. They apparently put down a tap root, and that is why they are so hard to dig up. Putting it in a pot saves all that trouble. Bigger the pot, taller the flower, but in an 18-20" pot should reach at least 8 foot. Ordered the seeds of the blue dwarf echiu...
by Willpar
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Birds
Topic: Blue Tits
Replies: 84
Views: 35962

Re: Blue Tits

Lovely pics Kev.
by Willpar
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Plants
Topic: Plant ID
Replies: 13
Views: 222

Re: Plant ID

Hi Placi, have been reading up about them. The lady said to put it straight into the ground, but also said the root is hard to get up. She just cuts it at ground level and leaves it for a year or so, then dig it up. But as I said I was reading up about it and found a question and answer forum. One p...
by Willpar
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Plants
Topic: Plant ID
Replies: 13
Views: 222

Re: Plant ID

You know the old saying, if you don't ask then you don't know.



Got a one year old plant and a couple of seedlings. Will get the lady a packet of dwarf blue seeds.
by Willpar
Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Hedgehogs
Topic: Your Garden Hedgehogs
Replies: 1118
Views: 313842

Re: Your Garden Hedgehogs

None of my feeders are being used at the moment, so I am putting the food under the hedge. All gets eaten.