Sorry, I may shamelessly upset you with this post. Pre blog I was completely ignorant on this. Hedgehog searches bring many visitors to my blog so I feel perhaps I should highlight images that shocked and upset me this morning… for the sake of these endangered wild animals.To help power through a growing ironing pile… Read More Something ugly for the weekend
Naturalistic Potager, Cambo, Scotland All photos above were taken on September 11th 2009. Click on photos to enlarge. Full garden visit to follow. See many, many more wordless postings for today.
Maybe just a few minutes more? Beneath a warm duvet of dried leaves and hay this hedgehog is making it look like a thought to go out into the night air. We’re heading towards the end of September and in the ten days since the video above was taken the nights have turned a little… Read More Who’s hogging the covers?
“Did you see the piece on Cambo in September Gardens Illustrated? If I lived up your way I’d be there every weekend” was the comment left by Rob at Our French Garden in a recent posting. No, I hadn’t… but I went out to get myself a copy pretty sharpish!Cambo, I featured back in March… Read More Blooming breathtaking
“What’s OOTS?” I hear you say. Nope, this isn’t a bit of broad Scots ‘tongue’ that I’ll have you guessing on. Okay, I’ll give you a clue… Ah… perhaps that didn’t help. Too small a snapshot and perhaps not something usually associated with OOTS planting. How about this then… Ah… it’s a long border! Well,… Read More My first OOTS
There’s been a whole load o’ shakin’ goin’ on in da house! Since the first visits seen via a camera in our hedgehog house it has rained heavily in the evenings. A larger hedgehog has been visiting but so far no more napping has been seen… Crushed peanuts and their skins have been sticking to… Read More Raindrops keep falling on the hogs
Finally, after much anticipation and finger crossing, we have seen the first images of a hedgehog exploring inside my Daughter’s Hedgehog House (made as school exam project). I really didn’t believe my luck last night as I looked in at a perfect time… just as one arrived! The record button was quickly activated and I… Read More Sh… hedgehog napping
Let’s have a little fun today with a growing problem. This initial modest posting is also going to grow and grow throughout the day… just as the towers of unused plastic plant pots do in our sheds, greenhouses, garages and various undisclosed parts of our gardens. Once the research begins, in a challenge such as… Read More Plastic Plant Pot Challenge