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Bird box update - great news


Bird box update - great news

as per my last blog re bird boxes

Not one but 2 Robins have moved in. I think these two were flying around after xmas ; )



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Great news , Stevie .
I collected two boxes for tits yesterday , made by a local man , I hadn't realised that the other boxes there were for sparrows and that they make larger holes for them .
I'd better get them up soonest .

13 Mar, 2013

 

Ha ha...they look like they had too Christmas spirit!!!!

13 Mar, 2013

 

Oh I see they have also entered the Bird boxes in bloom competition!

13 Mar, 2013

 

Stevie - do you still keep your Christmas wreath anywhere near???? no wonder they're bit confused, lol.
Sticki - don't be surprised to learn Stevie has opened his garden for NGS this year. Usk made it to the RHS finals this year!!! so he can't be far behind, can he?

13 Mar, 2013

 

Oh the yellow book, well done Stevie ~ the best ones that i have visited always have nice cakes and tea ~ but bacon sandwiches would be equally well received im sure.

13 Mar, 2013

 

Bracknell has made it to the Britain in Bloom finals this year as well (not that i'm smug of course)

13 Mar, 2013

 

hmm - looks like Stevie is thinking about the refreshments, lol.

14 Mar, 2013

 

is that a "split level" box, with each bird having its own space, or are they sharing a common space? never thought birds would share that closely, especially robins!

16 Mar, 2013

 

They have split bed, Fran, but one bedroom. Moreover, room with X-mas tree. Lol.

16 Mar, 2013

 

Hope all goes well with the open garden Stevie. We used to open our garden when we lived down the road. Love the bird box. My, you have a lot of robins living around you. Looks like they like to party too with those hats on. Hope they don't cause too much of a disturbance with the music. LOL.
We were part of 23 gardens open in Belper last year. Belper won gold in the Britain in bloom competition.

20 Mar, 2013

 

Just shows how extremely cold it is still when even the birds have to wear hats to go out. I like that des res.

3 Apr, 2013

 

got penguins nesting in my garden!

3 Apr, 2013

 

and when it comes to Xmas all I have to do is chuck the xmas wreath over the box

3 Apr, 2013

 

Penguins Sticki? It's when the polar bears start wandering in that you have to start worrying. LOL.
A Christmas wreath over the box Stevie? Surely you can decorate the bird box for your feathered friends even throw in a miniature tree?

4 Apr, 2013

 

not really linda ~ just feels like it!! oldest son has just had a holiday in iceland ~ where it was warmer than here.

4 Apr, 2013

 

Just been tidying up outside except I've been out in short stints as it's so cold. Forked some of the soil over, cleaned some of the debris out of the greenhouse and found some greenfly. Hedgehogs are about so glad I put some food down last night for them. Potted the dahlias, and will make a start in the front tomorrow.

4 Apr, 2013

 

All that activity , Linda , makes me feel a bit feeble , but it is Arctic here today , we've had snow ! (It didn't settle though .)
I did set lots of seeds in the greenhouse yesterday , it was hot in there in full sun !

4 Apr, 2013

 

The frost got to a lot of my pots so I will have to get a few more to put on the patio.As I emptied one yesterday and it just fell apart as I picked it up. At least the light will get the seeds going as long as the temperatures don't fluctuate too much and it keeps a few degrees above freezing in the greenhouse.

5 Apr, 2013

 

I've had some pots disintergrate too .
I had some clematis waiting to be planted , but they have "gone" .

5 Apr, 2013

 

That's a shame Driad. With this cold several plants have died but I have dug them out and will replace with something new. I'm planting a few shrubs to fill the flowerbeds up a bit. We live high on a hill and it's not good for fragile plants as they get blown about and broken by the winds.

6 Apr, 2013



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