No… I’m not talking about the ‘award-winning American pop group that enjoyed success in the late 1980s and early 1990s as a boy band’. It has been a long time coming, but I’m back to talking once again about the birds that visit my garden. The truth is that with the lush foliage plants in… Read More New kids on the block
I am absolutely chuffed to bits this evening after following a link to the 2008 Blotanical Awards to discover that I have been nominated in the Best UK Blog category! I had popped over to make my voting selections as the deadline is on Sunday 28th September. What a surprise this was. I would like… Read More Thank-you so much….
At first glance this could appear like another ‘almost’ Wordless Wednesday posting for Bloom Day. I’ll say no more. Okay, you’ve twisted my arm… To see more postings for Bloom Day or to add yours to the list just pop over to May Dreams Gardens and browse the comments on Carol’s post. I’ll be honest… Read More Garden Bloom Day September 2008
Wildlife cameras give as a wonderful insight into nature and I am certain that through television programmes such as BBC Two’s Springwatch many people have been inspired to watch the drama of nesting birds in their own gardens too. Nestboxes with cameras are readily available now in the UK through the internet, garden centres and… Read More Nestbox diaries and links
Speeding along my trimmed hedge and circling in the main open space of my garden bats were seen tonight. What a treat to capture some video of them too! It was dusk and the pipistrelle bats were seen in various sizes. I am guessing the really tiny ones were quite young – they were almost… Read More Bats flying tonight
The contestants are beginning to appear. The line-up stands at three and late arrivals are still welcome! The challenge – to see what wildlife visits a pond at this time of year. I knew we had a toad around our small pond and after spotting it last week I wanted to see what else did.… Read More Big brother – come back please