Weather folklore and the images below taken at the Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh back in mid-October might suggest it just might be! “When berries are many in October, beware a hard winter” Myth or not, could nature really be providing more food for birds to survive a harsh winter? What about the birds themselves –… Read More A harsh winter ahead?
Today’s planned blog post remains in draft after being bumped back for yesterday’s sweet video capture of the shy Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes). Apologies for the slightly bumpy tripod work at the start but these birds scurry along the ground like mice and it’s hard to predict which direction they will take next. Fellow blogger Midmarsh… Read More Friday @ the Flicks – A foraging Wren
Where, oh where, have all the garden birds gone? In reality they probably haven’t gone anywhere. It’s more than likely they have been hiding in the undergrowth and among shrubs and trees in or nearby your garden. This is the fun upside to plants dying down and leaves falling from trees at this time of… Read More Back to gardenwatch basics – The Bird Table
Dwindling regular blog posts after eight years of blogging isn’t really that surprising. So is it time to gracefully bow out? I hope not. Gosh… eight years… who would have thought? I certainly didn’t that’s for sure, nor did it occur to me that the special place in my heart gardens have always held could… Read More A blog post in time saves nine