Replacing the bowl part of my favourite birdbath was something I never considered after two extremely cold winters finally took their toll and it split completely in two! I never even knew there were replacement bowls available if I went searching online. Since then, my bowl-less pedestal has lived on as a landing break for… Read More Replacement birdbath bowl
The brief flash of yellow through dense green foliage outside my gardenwatching window signalled only one bird on Saturday morning! Now… I doubt it was the same bird I have seen pass through this same border, at around the same time of year, in the past two years (I suspect heading South on migration) but… Read More Wonderful, the Willow Warbler returns!
Fingers crossed we get a clear sky tonight. This annual Perseid meteor shower is something we’d really like to see again! It’s been a few years since we saw it for the first and only time. It was fascinating seeing the meteors flashing through the night sky – quite a spectacle! I strongly recommend this… Read More A reminder for tonight’s Perseid meteor shower in UK
Tomorrow (Sunday 11th August) is the last day for counting butterflies for this year’s survey by Butterfly Conservation here in the UK. This weekend, if you are out in your garden, in a park or out on a walk anywhere, all they ask is you note down how many individual butterflies you can see at… Read More Final weekend for UK Butterfly Count
I really should be getting bored by now – but really, honestly I’m not. This prehistoric Perthshire garden blog (7yrs old this Nov) which promotes gardenwatching still has me taking video and photographs with the same enthusiasm and delight at seeing something new from my garden window or out and about as it ever did… Read More Prehistoric garden visitor?