What’s the approximate life span of a Goldfinch? Have you photos to enter the RHS or The BBC Countryfile Photographic competitions? Sorry deadlines are a bit close here.An online search last night for dried mealworm prices took me to Haith’s where I bought live mini mealworms for a feeder when Blue tits were feeding young… Read More Competitions: August 2010
For sometime now I have wondered this. At this time of year with the garden full of lush foliage the reality is that hedgehogs are very well camouflaged. Being predominately brown in colour they blend in beautifully with any exposed soil below plants.During the day we can see that our garden plants attract many insects… Read More Are hedgehogs still visiting?
The 2nd Annual Twitter Perseids Meteorwatch sounds fun I have to say. I am planning to look to the skies tonight although at the moment it is pretty cloudy here in Perthshire, Scotland so perhaps I’ll see nothing. I don’t tweet either to join in but if you do you may want to check out… Read More Meteors tonight… do you tweet?
Should we really be seeing this? I wouldn’t have thought so. May/June is when I would normally expect to see Meconopsis flower in my Perthshire garden here in Scotland. Until now I have only had the very popular blue variety more commonly known as the Blue Poppy which is quite stunning seen here back in… Read More Meconopsis flowering in August
A warm welcome will await you! A numbered, usually hand drawn map (not always to scale) will be on the table just inside the entrance. Have you guessed where we’re off to? Yep… its an Open Gardens Day 🙂Last Sunday, 10 gardens owners very generously agreed to open their gardens for the afternoon to raise… Read More Set Sat Nav to the Village Hall