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Forum: Pictures 21-03-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,138
Posted By Janie
Well you've got further than me! I got photos to...

Well you've got further than me! I got photos to photo bucket but then couldn't get any further! J x
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,299
Posted By Janie
Hello, I'm here too! I just don't know anything!...

Hello, I'm here too! I just don't know anything! J x
Forum: Introduce Yourself 18-03-2017, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,168
Posted By Janie
Hello! Clyde is such a fab name! You will get...

Hello! Clyde is such a fab name! You will get loads of good advice from this site. J x
Forum: Edible Weeds, Diet & Suppliments 16-03-2017, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Janie
That's great, thanks. I will check it out. Just...

That's great, thanks. I will check it out. Just been to the vets to check them over and it
appears that Ermintrude is a boy! Will need to have a bit of a rethink......
Me
Forum: Edible Weeds, Diet & Suppliments 15-03-2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,025
Posted By Janie
Hi, thanks to you both. Next silly question.......

Hi, thanks to you both. Next silly question.... is there anyway of telling what I have bought or do I just plant these elsewhere and try again. I just bought 'marigolds'. J x
Forum: Edible Weeds, Diet & Suppliments 15-03-2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,937
Posted By Janie
Hi, thanks for the advice. I bought the...

Hi, thanks for the advice. I bought the campanula as plugs off the internet. Do you think these might be harmful and how or where can I buy the one that is ok for them? I went on the tortoise table...
Forum: Housing 15-03-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,751
Posted By Janie
This completely puts the cold frame my other half...

This completely puts the cold frame my other half has made me to shame!! J x
Forum: Edible Weeds, Diet & Suppliments 15-03-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,937
Posted By Janie
Hello, Feeling a bit paranoid now. I have...

Hello,

Feeling a bit paranoid now. I have bought marigold plugs from eBay, how do I know which they are? I have also bought separately some campanula as I thought they could eat that too. If you...
Forum: Edible Weeds, Diet & Suppliments 15-03-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,937
Posted By Janie
Thank you too. As a new keeper all advice great...

Thank you too. As a new keeper all advice great and I have bought some marigolds and campanula based on this! J x
Forum: Pictures 13-03-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 682
Posted By Janie
Oooohhhhh! They are so unbelievably cute! J x

Oooohhhhh! They are so unbelievably cute! J x
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 13-03-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Janie
Thanks to all for advice, all appreciated. My...

Thanks to all for advice, all appreciated. My better half is going to make me a cold frame with a floor then I can then put a load of soil in. I then plan on a hole so they can walk through to...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-03-2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Janie
Just been reading and I think I must need to buy...

Just been reading and I think I must need to buy some more seeds for this year! I have been struggling with their diet a bit, especially over winter when they have mainly been living on some mixed...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-03-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Janie
Hiya, I was thinking of asking my better...

Hiya,

I was thinking of asking my better half to put a bottom in the cold frame so I could put in some soil so they could bury themselves a bit, what do you think?

I have already posted five...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-03-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Janie
Guidance on Hermanns

Hello, thanks to everyone who has already helped. I have recently (last summer) got 2 female hermanns. They are about 4 years old. They went in the garden last summer but only while we were...
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-03-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,220
Posted By Janie
Thanks for your advice. It's so handy to speak...

Thanks for your advice. It's so handy to speak to people in the know. Over the winter I have been feeding them the occasional dandelion but mainly mixed salad bought from the shops with rocket, red...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 12-03-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Thanks again. Should there be substrate or soil...

Thanks again. Should there be substrate or soil in the bottom of the cold frame? I guess they will need a little house in there too? What is the hottest it can be there for them to be ok? J x
Forum: Mediterranean Tortoises - Information & Questions 12-03-2017, 08:52 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,220
Posted By Janie
Hello, I have 2 female hermanns called 'the...

Hello, I have 2 female hermanns called 'the Trudes'. Just wondering if they can have cucumber and tomato? When I got them last year someone told me not to give them lettuce either! Any advice to a...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 11-03-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Hello, thanks, we don't give them much fruit as...

Hello, thanks, we don't give them much fruit as someone told me it was bad for them. To be honest, I just needed to see her eat something and didn't care what it was, I just know she usually goes...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 11-03-2017, 11:46 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Just to update, Ermintrude has now eaten...

Just to update, Ermintrude has now eaten something! I've been looking into the cold frames, seem to be some nice ones for around 70. Does anyone have any advice on how to set it up? Should I get...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 11-03-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Thanks for the advice. We'll look into the cold...

Thanks for the advice. We'll look into the cold frames. I have already purchased the hand held gun to check the temperatures in the pen in the house. What does the temperature need to be for them...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 09-03-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Hello, Thanks for your kind words. One of...

Hello,

Thanks for your kind words. One of my goals was that they would spend a lot of time outside but 'up north' just worried about it being a bit chilly. I am in Lancashire by the way. My...
Forum: Feedback/Suggestions/Problems 08-03-2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,570
Posted By Janie
Hello, I'm new! I have 2 Hermann's from...

Hello,

I'm new! I have 2 Hermann's from June last year. They are about 4 and called Gertrude and Ermintrude - or the 'The Trudes' as we call them! They are really cute but I spend a lot of time...
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