Tag Archives: rats

Not deep enough

This evening, when I checked in the raised bed I made the other day, I noticed what I suspected might happen (but which I optimistically hoped wouldn’t). Namely, an animal had been digging. I know what the attraction was: the … Continue reading

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The rise and fall of the leaf

First, the current success: The lettuce are doing well at the moment. As with the onions, I have been deliberating over the necessity of a cloche. In a few nights the night time temperatures are expected to drop to three … Continue reading

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Light after 4 p.m.

I’d been meaning to get out in the garden today but somehow during school hours the time flew by before I could find my gloves and a trowel. Actually, I didn’t realise I would need a trowel until I got … Continue reading

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Moving the rat house

Yesterday morning, I discovered another hole in the garden. It was to my mind clear therefore that a rat had set up home in the compost bin. So, as it hadn’t started rain again at that point, out came the … Continue reading

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