Birds, Plants, Wildlife

Garden updates

I try not to mix up my posts on the plants, bird and wildlife in my garden too much but there is so much going on at the moment. Everyone is the same at this time of year I am quite sure. It is a busy time in the garden. My Nestbox videos of yesterday… Read More Garden updates


Nestbox troubles

I can now say with certainty that the promise of our Nestbox pair of blue tits, which had a shaky start, is back on shaky ground yet again. The male is definitely out of the picture now and we have a female blue tit not only incubating her eggs and looking after her young chicks… Read More Nestbox troubles


First chick hatched

What are the chances of just passing by a wildlife reserve just ten hours after an Osprey chick hatches? I wouldn’t call myself a ‘real’ birder but certainly enjoyed the vibe as everyone gathered around the TV screens that were showing live footage from the nest. After seeing people taking photos from the screen I… Read More First chick hatched


Chelsea goes green

I have been speculating the ‘in colour’ for Chelsea 2008 and after watching tonight’s television coverage on the BBC it appears that this year it is green. I didn’t see that coming although it is not a huge surprise. If you are a regular visitor you will know that green dominates my garden too. Although… Read More Chelsea goes green