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By Louise1


New birdbath

I bought this a few weeks ago now, not seen anyone using it though :-(
It's about 2' high and a nice subtle colour, it's in the front garden ... which is looking decidedly drab at the moment :-(



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This is Lovely Louise :) I found the Birds took a little while to get used to My Birdbath so im sure it wont be to long now b4 they take a dip :)

28 Jan, 2010

 

Has it got any water in it ?

Joking apart, You will soon have them swooping in, especially large Pidgeons
using up all the water, Keep topping it up!!!

Freesiaperson x

28 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks Jacque :-))
I hope they come soon :-/

Freesiaperson, yes there's water in it .... oddly enough, the water level 'does' change so something's happening !!!

28 Jan, 2010

 

Owl bath ? ;-))

28 Jan, 2010

 

It's a lovely bird bath. Looks reasonably near the bushes, so not too far out in the open to deter the birds...

28 Jan, 2010

 

LOL Muddy :-))

Thanks TT, yes, it's close to the Escallonia hedge and a lot of the small birds use that for shelter.
Also, there's 'the jungle' close by too, so lots of shrubs and small trees there aswell.

28 Jan, 2010

 

I'msure they while use it once they know where it is..

28 Jan, 2010

 

I love it Louise and I'm sure the birds will once they get used to it, they are always a bit slow to take something new - you wait, once they realise its there for them you will be cursing at having to fill it everyday!

28 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks Busylizzy :-))

28 Jan, 2010

 

Thats nice Louise....

28 Jan, 2010

 

Mmmmm...very elegant...You might find the birds will use it more when the water is a bit more "brackish"....we've noticed they don't like the water too "clean"....

28 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks girls :-)
Alice, i'll make sure i sling some bits in and make it look muddy ;-)

29 Jan, 2010

 

that's a lovely edition to your front garden :)))

29 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks Grindle, i'm really pleased with it :-)
It came from the chocolate GC ..... much cheaper than the 'other' place too, i was surprised at that !!!

29 Jan, 2010

 

I think the other one is making up for lost time :(

29 Jan, 2010

 

I saw some there but they were the stone effect, moulded ones ....not a patch on these.

29 Jan, 2010

 

Chocolate garden centre ? Is it for women only ?

29 Jan, 2010

 

LOL
Grindle used to live near here and she knows this garden centre !
Because we don't want to advertise its name we use the word chocolate instead of its real name, its name and choc go together !
Think of a recent take-over ....... ;-)

29 Jan, 2010

 

Ha ha, Louise I got it but what is the " other place"?

29 Jan, 2010

 

Close to the town of Burnham on Sea, Valadel !

29 Jan, 2010

 

Right-------not sure about that one, ------- however the bird bath is brilliant!

29 Jan, 2010

 

Thanks, i'm chuffed to bits with it :-))

29 Jan, 2010

 

Tee Hee.......The Hot Krafty Gardener ??????

29 Jan, 2010

 

LOL

29 Jan, 2010

 

think you're on the right lines Muddy :))
the 'other one' kills robins :(

30 Jan, 2010

 

That is a very pretty birdbath, could see that in our garden, if it goes missing you know where it will be...lol

30 Jan, 2010

 

LOL Dottydaisy :-)))

30 Jan, 2010

 

Lovely birdbath Louise,

I am afraid mine hasnt been used much yet either.I bought it in the autumn.

I think you may see it on a blog I am drafting eventually.

I will take Alice's tip and make it rather less clean!

1 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Rm, hopefully our baths will get used soon !

2 Feb, 2010

 

Any visitors yet Louise1 ?

Freesiaperson x

2 Feb, 2010

 

None that i've seen Freesia :-(

3 Feb, 2010

 

Hey! How did I miss this? Yes - like it, and as you say, better than the other one. :-))))

5 Feb, 2010

 

Glad you like it Spritz :-)

5 Feb, 2010

 

It's been used this morning :-))))))))

As i looked out of the window onto it, i must have frightened either the Blackcap or Dunnock because i saw it fly away off it !

I'm pleased it's being used :-)))))

7 Feb, 2010

 

Yippee ! Good news Louise. There will be no stopping them now. :-))

7 Feb, 2010

 

glad they found it :))

8 Feb, 2010

 

Thanks Grindle :-)
It took them a while but they're there now !

8 Feb, 2010

 

Oh, that's good news, Louise! You must be pleased. :-)

8 Feb, 2010

 

Congrats Louise!

I hope mine will be discovered soon Our blackbird prefers an old bucket so far!

8 Feb, 2010

 

LOL, awww, they don't ask for much, do they ? :-)

9 Feb, 2010

 

love it louise, im after one but cant decide which lol

10 Feb, 2010

 

I'm really pleased with this one.
I wasn't too keen on the look or feel of the stone-effect moulded ones, they were dearer than this stone one too !!!

10 Feb, 2010

 

know what you mean, i would rather have a stone one louise, will keep looking :o))

10 Feb, 2010



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