Carrot cloche vs cats: the grudge match

Hurrah! A new toy! Or is it…? There must be a way in.  Plotting. Waiting. Bit more plotting. Imagine, for a moment, that you are a cat. A fluffy cat, one of a pair, confident in your status as adored object in a house largely ruled by the whims and caprices of small creatures. Now […]

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Cat-proofing the garden

As our son has grown and changed, so has what we need from our garden. Whilst I want to grow as much as I can, GarlicBoy also needs some grass to play on, and we also need space to keep the kinds of things that I don’t want him playing with (think secateurs…) so we […]

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Front gardens are for the birds (and the bees…)

I don’t blog much about my front garden, although I have replanted it recently (more details soon) but today I was able to snatch a couple of minutes for a quick project where the GarlicBaby agreed to play in his travel cot. The Scandis have some very good ideas, chief amongst them swaddling a baby […]

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Cat-proofing an urban garden

Cat-proof garden fence …or, as we’re fondly calling it, “Prison yard chic”. That’s right folks. I know that the indoor cat vs outdoor cat debate has picked up over the last few years. Personally I think that to deny cats access to the outdoor world isn’t too kind, but the reason I have hypocritically done […]

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