Blogs with a plant, bird and wildlife mix can have their seasons where postings will favour one over the other. Redressing the balance away from the birds and towards the garden and plants again I thought I’d join Helen with an end of the month garden update. Coral branches of Acer palmatum Sango Kaku which… Read More 2010 Garden wanders, Jan 29th
December 2006 saw the start of video uploads to my blog. Tonight’s discovery that I’ve uploaded 261 videos over 464 posts has been a shocker! That’s an average of just over half of my posts have had a video. Wow! I’ve used three video hosts moving around as I searched for better quality of images.… Read More Video editing… the soundtrack
Garden plant news will follow soon but let’s start the week with the nestcam latest and reminders of the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and the BTO National Nestbox Week.January is scarily drawing to a close already and as any garden watcher will know, the action in the garden is about to step up a gear!… Read More Bird News
Blogging is a great way to e-meet so many interesting, like-minded and passionate people. Sometimes these first meetings are through browsing or comments on postings and other times via email. VP’s actual meeting and interview posting with a local garden designer (great read by the way) jolted a memory yesterday.Back in August last year I… Read More Introducing… Dave Culley
Warm light, warm colours too after the cold white garden of the last 4 weeks… what a treat! Early light on the coral branches of Acer palmatum Sango Kaku just shout ‘photograph me’ and this morning I did just that. Although, it was the Blue tits that visit feeders hanging from it that I really… Read More Getting the camera out
Erysimum Bowles’ Mauve!! Still blooming as it appears again from under the carpet of snow that has lasted 4 weeks. Having faced temperatures of at least -12C, I’d say this perennial wallflower is worthy of an RHS medal for its spirit! It doesn’t have one 🙁 I’d like to wish a Happy Bloom Day to… Read More The Spirit of…
Let’s leave all that frozen white stuff behind for a while. I’ve a feeling quite a few could do with a break from it. Fancy joining me on a summer garden visit in Scotland? No need for a warm coat, hat, scarf, gloves, extra pairs of socks or boots. LOL… yes it does get warm… Read More Fancy a day out?
Rather belatedly, I’d like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year! I do hope the holidays have been good for you and without too much disruption with the weather. As you will see… snow is still covering my garden. However, new visitors have found their way to my feeders which is making gardenwatching quite… Read More Still here!