This post is especially for those who enjoy seeing wildlife photos from my garden. It is also quite a contrast from frost in the previous post. I am delighted that today I finally managed to get photos of the Red Admiral butterfly visiting the plants in my garden around 12.30pm when it was warm and… Read More Wildlife sunbathers
Okay, I’ve registered my blog to say that I have taken part with a post today. I am also recycling the photo above. The organisers say:“Our aim is to get people thinking, discussing, questioning and talking about the environment, from every angle, niche, viewpoint and personality.” I am simply going to say that directly through… Read More Blog Action Day
Over the weekend we have been lucky enough to have had good sunny spells. Verbena Bonariensis has continued to be very popular with the butterflies, bees and other insects. I finally managed to get some clearer photos of the Painted Lady butterfly when she had company with a bee for a while. A light breeze… Read More And there’s more….
This afternoon I had some visitors in the garden that I have never noticed before. Since writing this gardenwatch blog I am paying much more attention to all my visiting wildlife. Butterfly identification is completely new to me – but I can now spot a small tortoiseshell quite easily now. I went out with my… Read More Painted Lady and Peacocks
Yesterday I wasn’t exactly window shopping. I called into a garden centre on my way home and spotted something very interesting to add to my garden – a Solar Insect Theatre. It is a box not unlike the size of a Nestbox with a window to see the insects inside. The small solar panel on… Read More Window shopping