I'm a vegetarian who gives Christmas presents (unwanted I'm sure but tough) of SSPCA hedgehog homes and RED squirrel sanctuaries. I abhore the Tory hunting, shooting and drinking brigade (actually I just abhore Tories) but if they could kill (reasonably humanely but don't knock yourselves out) the introduced grey sqirrel I would gladly buy them an a stiff brandy.
Now that the pots have thawed out, he or she is free to go looking for lilies, although his sense of smell is rubbish because it goes through EVERYTHING else first. My tray of Meconopsis betonicifolia "Hensol Violet" and M. Grandis looks like someone's buildinga swimming pool for fruit flies in it.
It's out of focus to spare you the real horror as some viewers may find the follwing scenes offensive.
|Where once there were many promising seedlings, with adult leaves, there is now damp cpompost and perlite.,|
|Iris douglasiana hybrids lookin' good!|
|Gladiolus tristis, by the hundred!|
|Lewisia Cotyledon "Sunset Strain" hybrids doing a great job|
|Tropaeolum incisum. Bit more specieal than your average nasturtium!|