October 2020 has been a gardenwatch month like no other, without a single blog post. Later this month this blog heads into its 15th year and I could never have imagined it would have taken me back to my creative roots and drawing with gardenwatching as the inspiration. 31 days of daily drawings on subjects… Read More Gardenwatch #inktober2020
This wordless post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch on September 9th 2020. These images were taken at Faskally on September 1st 2018.
Well almost, a good near 2nd. The loch view above, seen from one of the visitor hides at SWT Loch of the Lowes, is maybe missing from the garden but recent activity seen from my gardenwatch window, pretty well matched what I’d see from the observation window in the visitor centre. Garden focus had been… Read More Lowes at home
Not a garden sighting as yet, but a first sighting non-the-less. Delighted! I knew where there was a chance of seeing this bird, now that it is being seen moving north and into my area of Scotland. I’ve sat by the observation window at Loch of the Lowes with camera and coffee just waiting for… Read More The wait is over, a Nuthatch!
Wading back into blogging with a Redshank and a bit of stone skimming may seem like an odd start. However my blogging mantra has always been to share things new to me that perhaps others might be interested in too and both fit that perfectly. In the far distance, my camera caught what looked like… Read More Redshank and stone skimming
Kokedama with spider plant, St Andrews Botanical Gardens, April 13th 2017.How to Make Kokedama This post was published by Shirley for shirls gardenwatch in April 2017.
Not any more… what about you? Do you know where the nearest Salmon jumping/leaping location is in your area? I would absolutely recommend seeing this breathtaking Autumn spectacle if you are out and about just now. For those visiting/living in Perthshire, Scotland you can find a list of some locations here. I’m going to check… Read More Missing Salmon Leaping?
Before we gallop out of May and into Summer let’s step back into April. Wood Anemones, Geese, Highland Cattle and Marshlands were all seen at an RSPB Reserve in my local patch of Scotland. Previously, I have posted on another local Reserve, Scottish Wildlife Trust’s Loch of the Lowes, quite a few times. Vane Farm… Read More Vane Farm in April