My blog contains a mixture of posts on garden plants, visiting birds and wildlife. I have resisted the temptation to write separate blogs. However, I fully understand that new readers to my blog may browse and miss posts that may be of interest. If you are browsing I hope the lists below will help given… Read More CONTENTS – November 2007
It’s Friday and a good day for a party don’t you think! I’ve got the cake, balloons and food so now all we need now are the guests and the birthday girl herself! Wildlife Gardener at Our Little Corner of Paradise celebrates her first blogging birthday today and I for one would like to thank… Read More Our Little Corner of Paradise
Today I managed to get out into the garden for a little while to do some tidying up. It was a lovely day to be out in the garden and we even had some sunshine in the morning! Just before I put on my gardening boots I stood at my back door with my camera,… Read More The frantic and the serene
Thanks to garden bloggers in America I am discovering new birds that visit gardens there and how similar some are to our European birds. I have to say I have found this very interesting. The Carolina Chickadee was brought to my attention after I published a post with photos of our Coal Tit taken in… Read More The Coal Tit and Chickadee
At this time of year with the colour fast disappearing from our gardens I thought I would celebrate my favourite colour in the garden, after green, which is blue. There are many shades of blue flowers but as many have a hint of violet in them true blues are actually harder to find. However this… Read More The Blues
Based on comments yesterday about wildlife photos I thought I’d highlight a few more Blogs that I enjoy visiting. I have links to them all on the right column of my blog but I know these lists can look daunting to browse and it can be tricky to spot ones that may be of interest… Read More Talking Wildlife some more
I really am a novice when it comes to wildlife but undoubtedly television programmes like BBC’s Autumnwatch and Springwatch have helped raise the profile of watching wildlife here in the UK. We get a burst of ‘full on’ stories for two weeks following action like the survival of newly born seal pups in extreme weather… Read More Talking Wildlife
Well here I am one year on and still writing this online garden diary. Like many other gardeners I have tried keeping up diaries or notebooks with photos of what I have done in the garden and how it looked in particular months. Intentions are always good but you know how it is. However, without… Read More Happy Blogday – One Today!
Yesterday I posted on my flowering plants. As I said in that post there are only a few flowers in my garden at the moment. However last Friday I had a bit of fun adding splashes of seasonal colour by putting apples out for the birds. You can read about that on my post .… Read More Apples on Obelisks – a result!
The birds and wildlife in my garden have rather dominated my posts recently. However today it is time once again to post on what is in flower in my garden at the moment. Well, I have to say that many of the same flowers of the last few months are still in flower albeit in… Read More Garden Bloom Day November 2007