Birds, Hedgehog, Visits, Wildlife

Lowes at home

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


Dish of the day

This morning we were greeted with a frosted garden once more although it didn’t feel too cold. I do love to see a winter garden. It looks almost asleep on mornings like today but as soon as the birds descended towards the feeders it didn’t stay sleepy for long! That’s not at all unusual on… Read More Dish of the day


Red Nose Tree

It was a wild and windy day today with light showers – just the kind of day that I have found brings the birds out in their numbers. You would probably expect warm sunny days would do that but yesterday the Chaffinches were perched on the tree that overlooks my garden for ages appearing to… Read More Red Nose Tree


Fair and bright

Today was a lovely day, we had sunshine and it was pleasantly warm. It really didn’t feel like February – more like September. As I filled my watering can to water my elderly neighbour’s garden, where I had been busy yesterday lifting and dividing her plants, she told me of a piece of weather folklore.… Read More Fair and bright