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New House… New Garden…New Years Resolutions

So since I last posted here (a loooong time ago; I have been very slack) I have moved house…. I’m missing my sparrows, wagtails, frogs, sparrowhawk etc… but this garden has some different visitors that make up for it.. A young slow worm … Continue reading

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DIY Hogitat!

Well, it’s not a hogitat actually… it’s a hedgehog feeding station! After acquiring some dried hedgehog food from freecycle I decided to convert one of my big plastic plant pots into an area where hedgehogs can eat in peace and … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own Garden

Still got lots of veggies and fruit growing in the garden. The birds are so lazy they don’t eat the seeds from the sunflowers but wait for me to remove them and put them on the bird table. Looking forward … Continue reading

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Ribbit!

The frogs in the garden still do not like the pond I have created for them! This little fellow has decided he prefers the birdbath!

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Shield bugs galore!

All kinds of shield bugs seem to love my sunflowers. There are two sloe bugs which I have been able to spot on my 2 big sunflowers nearly every day for a couple of weeks now. You can tell them … Continue reading

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Sparrowhawk in the garden!

I suppose I should have expected it to happen sooner or later, seeing as the garden is now attracting up to 50 or more sparrows at a time – quite a delight to watch! Today, I was completely taken by … Continue reading

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Cat and Moth

I was sitting watching TV tonight when I noticed a black cat that regularly visits the garden darting back and forth past the patio window. He is usually very shy so I became curious when it seemed that this time … Continue reading

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