… the garden is reaching a crescendo! Bedraggled parent birds collect food, juveniles with beaks wide open are staggering around and new waves of blooms are opening daily to catch the eyes of passing bees as others fade away – their job done for the year. Parent birds will soon get a rest to recover… Read More As June bows out…
How about a little less chat and some action instead for this month’s blooms? Or… do you fancy seeing my baby photos first? Decisions, decisions… so many garden stories…. have you time for a cuppa? Go on… this one’s an easy read.Okay… are you sitting comfortably? Let’s begin with one of the volunteers that help… Read More Blooms and babies
Have you ever wondered if hedgehogs visit your garden? Would you like to see them? A quite wander around your garden just as it starts to get dark at this time of year will give you just enough light to perhaps see them with nose on the ground searching for tasty bites. A still night… Read More Do hedgehogs visit your garden?
Butterflies and bees really are a welcome sight in front as well as back gardens. However, I am feeling a wee bit miffed at all the talk on gardening programmes (Gardeners’ World on Friday night for example) about how many of our front gardens are a concrete ‘whatever’ as we use them for parking cars… Read More Front garden car parks
Nesting birds, fledglings, hedgehogs, bees, butterflies and so much more… what a great time to watch the garden! At a guess I’d say if you’re reading my blog here in the UK, like me, you are also watching the BBC Springwatch programme at the moment. I hope you’re enjoying it too.Scruffy Blue tit parent grabbing… Read More Spring watching special
Not my planned posting for today but after Saturday’s posting on the lure of a Garden Show I just had to share what lured me out into my garden this morning…Monday morning blues… oh yes, I definitely have them alright 🙂 Oh… here’s a much shorter and shyer Meconopsis that I grew from seed. It… Read More The lure of the garden