“This blog contains way too much chat, photos and video on garden plants, birds and wildlife. It also goes wandering on visits to gardens and nature reserves! There are cameras and links everywhere… are you brave enough to browse? I hope so :-D”Under the heading ‘A GARDENWATCH WARNING’ in my sidebar, at present, this is… Read More Visitors beware…
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… Read More Are hedgehogs still visiting?
There’s been a whole load o’ shakin’ goin’ on in da house! Since the first visits seen via a camera in our hedgehog house it has rained heavily in the evenings. A larger hedgehog has been visiting but so far no more napping has been seen… Crushed peanuts and their skins have been sticking to… Read More Raindrops keep falling on the hogs
Finally, after much anticipation and finger crossing, we have seen the first images of a hedgehog exploring inside my daughter’s Hedgehog House (made for school exam project). I really didn’t believe my luck last night as I looked in at a perfect time… just as one arrived! The record button was quickly activated and I… Read More Sh… hedgehog napping
Let’s hear it for birds and wildlife visiting our jungle gardens at this time of year! One bird that has being catching my eye has been a lonesome Collared dove… but not the one above which I’m showing for comparison. Here’s the one below that I’ve been watching. It has been sitting around the garden… Read More Hear and there
Sunflower hearts… followed by a garden walkabout. Hedgehog photos taken in my garden on July 29th just after noon. To join in or browse other postings from today visit Wordless Wednesday .
How about a little less chat and some action instead for this month’s blooms? Or… do you fancy seeing my baby photos first? Decisions, decisions… so many garden stories…. have you time for a cuppa? Go on… this one’s an easy read. Okay… are you sitting comfortably? Let’s begin with one of the volunteers that… Read More Blooms and babies
Have you ever wondered if hedgehogs visit your garden? Would you like to see them? A quite wander around your garden just as it starts to get dark at this time of year will give you just enough light to perhaps see them with nose on the ground searching for tasty bites. A still night… Read More Do hedgehogs visit your garden?
Nesting birds, fledglings, hedgehogs, bees, butterflies and so much more… what a great time to watch the garden! At a guess I’d say if you’re reading my blog here in the UK, like me, you are also watching the BBC Springwatch programme at the moment. I hope you’re enjoying it too. The scruffy blue tit… Read More Spring watching special
Ready… is this Blue tit finally ready and willing to lay eggs in our Arch Nestbox? This morning she didn’t seem sure if it should go in the Nestbox or not. I wonder if she ever made a nest before. I’m not sure she has the timing right for building a nest this year. I… Read More Ready, steady, go…