… of the sad plants past their season. The sad plants that have remained unsold in the corners of garden centres until they look almost dead. The bargain corners that everyone walks by. Don’t get me wrong I like to search for a bargain the same as the next person however I am more drawn… Read More Search and Rescue…
You don’t really need a garden to relax by a pond like the Oriental short-clawed otters in the photo below. However with all the heavy rainfall we have had recently the idea of sitting at the water’s edge on a summer’s day watching the wildlife that visits seems a distant one.Looking back to July 22nd… Read More shirls pondwatch
August is an interesting time in the garden for both flower and foliage. Last Friday (the 15th of the month) saw Garden Bloggers Bloom Day time once again. I thoroughly enjoy joining in with Carol and many other garden Bloggers to post on what is in flower in my garden on that date. Although I… Read More Garden Bloom Day August 2008
Today has been a very pleasant warm and sunny day. Mm… perhaps I should have taken my Bloom Day photos – tomorrow is to be rainy once again! Like many parts of the UK this summer has been a bit of a wash out with the hot summer days seeming a distant memory at the… Read More Third time lucky?
There has been plenty going on in my garden recently but with the school holidays there has also been plenty going on elsewhere too! Time at the PC has been short and sweet so I do apologise for not answering all my mail and comments or visiting my favourite blogs – I will soon. Oh…… Read More Comings and goings
This is our third year of watching hedgehogs visit the garden and what a treat this has been! Knowing not everyone is able to see this wonderful wildlife visitor it has been a delight to share our visits both through photos and video.All captures are watched live and that’s what makes them so special. I… Read More Hedgehog visits and links