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Tell-tale signs

Watching the behaviour of visiting garden birds can be quite entertaining – most of the time! It can also tell a story of what is going on if you look more closely. So let’s start with the male chaffinch below who seems to have adopted the top of my small pine tree, which is directly… Read More Tell-tale signs

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Botanical walks

Walking around my own garden at the moment I am seeing lots of changes to the growth of my plants. However, I have to be honest and say if it wasn’t for this online diary I suspect I would miss much of this early new growth. Taking part with Bloom Day posts definitely has made… Read More Botanical walks

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Hungry young hedgehog

I haven’t had my night camera in use for a few nights. However I had guessed by the food distribution at my hedgehog feeding station that we have had less hedgehog visits recently. I am also guessing that the landscaping work that my neighbour is still having done perhaps has altered the route they have… Read More Hungry young hedgehog

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Some warm sunshine

Today my garden saw the first Acer leaves for 2008 unfurl… It also saw the first white glimpses from a few magnolia buds. I had to go in for my camera! Ah… the tulips are almost about to open too. I am so looking forward to seeing them flower especially as they begin my colour… Read More Some warm sunshine

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The late shift

Moss has continued to go in and come out of our Camera Nestbox all week. I really didn’t think I had any more to add from my last update. I was late looking in on the Nestbox tonight and really I was only expecting to see more or less moss than this morning. However I… Read More The late shift

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National Pet Month

It’s Friday night so I thought I’d do a fun post especially for pet lovers. Cats and Dogs regularly make appearances on garden blogs. I have never really been a pet person myself but do appreciate that so many people are. So, when I spotted an article in a gardening magazine showing photos of guinea… Read More National Pet Month

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Camera Nestbox 2008

This is our second year of having a Nestbox with a camera in it. Sadly, last year our blue tit chicks died after a week – with some only surviving a couple of days. Understandably we would love to watch a successful brood grow and fledge.The blue tit pair that has chosen this Nestbox for… Read More Camera Nestbox 2008