Do you look out for new plants at garden centres, new bird sightings in the garden or on the beach or how about trying to spot camouflaged wildlife out in the wild? When I began this blog I guess I could honestly only answer ‘Yes’ to the plants. I knew some birds visited my garden… Read More Pensthorpe birds
Views at Bridge of Orchy, Angus & Bute, Scotland. Photos above taken by Shirl on October 5th 2008 – just under a two hour drive from my garden.
Let’s start with the plants. Well, as you can see below they have a small covering of snow. It had been forecasted to fall overnight but it was still a surprise to open blinds this morning and see it covering the garden. I love to see the look of this sort of amount – not… Read More Updates galore
One, two and tomorrow sees the start of year three! Today is my 2nd Blogaversary and I would like to say a HUGE thank-you to all visitors to shirls gardenwatch over the last two years – including the birds and wildlife for without whom I would not be sitting here writing this tonight! All comments… Read More It started with a Robin video
Ironing… perhaps not a way you would expect to watch for wildlife. For the last two evenings I have been almost glued to the computer screen after an unexpected turn of events. Sorry… no emails no browsing, no blogging. Any guesses on what has been going on? Mm… I am still at the speculation point… Read More Is there anything in there?
Today my garden definitely had a buzz about it! This morning from 8.30-9.30am I sat at my window observing the birds for a morning bird count and I saw quite a change. Ah yes… I have noticed that different times of the day show different species of birds coming into the garden so I already… Read More Sunday morning birds
Some things shouldn’t be and others? Well, I’m really not sure… Today, I actually planned to save ‘The Cosmos’. Oh dear… that is going to have to wait until tomorrow now! Ah… the ‘to do list’ in the garden that just grows at this time of year.Autumn, really is quite a mysterious season don’t you… Read More Is there anything out there?