A while ago I had ripe red currants and black currants but I didn’t have the time to harvest them right away so a few days later I went into my garden to harvest the berries and every berry was gone !!!!! each and every one !!!I thought old cd’s on a string would frighten the birds away but obviously they didn’t do the job !!This week I wanted to harvest some ripe grape bunches and what did I see….the birds were there before me, mind you the grapes are in my greenhouse ! Now I gave each bunch of grapes a dress hoping the birds will stay away, also the figs outside are starting to ripen so I try to scare the birds away there too as I know from last year they always take the biggest and ripest and sweatest figs . I don’t mind that the birds eat some of my fruit but ALL is a bit much !
Here are some pictures I have taken this past weeks.
AS YOU CAN SEE I GAVE MY GRAPES A DRESS
HERE YOU CAN SEE THE DAMAGE THEY DID
I TRY TO KEEP THE BIRDS OUT OF MY FIG TREE BY SCARING THEM WITH THESE WHITE “FLAGS”
THE SNACK TOMATOES ARE ALSO RIPENING, THE GRANDCHILDREN LOVE TO GO TO THE GREENHOUSE FOR SOME LITTLE TOMATOES AND SO DO I
THE BIG TOMATOES ARE FINALLY GETTING SOME COLOUR
I LOVE THE COLOUR OF THESE SOUTH AFRICAN DAISIES
THE JAPONESE ANEMONES ARE STARTING TO BLOOM
THIS RUSSIAN VINE IS A REAL THUG BUT IT’S A BEAUTIFUL THUG
MY HYDRANGEA’S ARE DOING THERE VERY BEST AT THE MOMENT
CLEMATIS THE PRESIDENT TOGETHER WITH A PASSIONFLOWER
MY YELLOW DAHLIA’S IN FRONT OF A MIRROR
ALBIZZIA JULIBRIZZIN IN BLOOM