Category Archives: Greenhouse

Building a Testudarium – stage 4

I’ve now finished Hermes’ testudarium so thought I’d upload some pictures. Inside: Outside: Tortoise penthouse, this will go in the section of the testudarium inside the greenhouse: The new owner gets distracted from using the door by a dandelion: First … Continue reading

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Building a Testudarium – stage 3

Following on from stage 1 and stage 2 of the Testudarium project, I’ve now completed all the brick work and have two distinct enclosures with completed walls. Inside: Outside: Obviously I’ve still got a fair amount of work still to … Continue reading

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D,E,F – Damselfly, Eft and flowers

Whilst working on stage 2 of the testudarium today I had plenty of ime to look out for interesting things in the garden. The first things I spotted was the first damselfly of the year. This is a Large Red … Continue reading

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Building a Testudarium – stage 2

Having already started building the outside section of a testudarium for Hermes I thought I’d focus on building the inside section today. We’ve quite a few old bricks in the garden so I’ve decided to use these for the remaining … Continue reading

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Building a Testudarium – stage 1

I’ve started work on a Testudarium for Hermes. This will comprise an outdoor area and be connected to the greenhouse. Inside the greenhouse I’ll build an enclosure and Hermes will be able to move between the two via a small … Continue reading

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