Category Archives: garden

Day 17 – The Great Get Together

For Day 17 of 30 days Wild I attended my local ‘Great Get Together’. The Great Get Together was set up in memory of Jo Cox, the MP who was murdered one year ago. In Jo Cox’s first speech to … Continue reading

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Plant a tree – Day 8 of 30 Days Wild

Day 8 of 30 Days Wild was something I actually did a couple of years ago which was plant a tree. I’ve grown this oak tree from an acorn I found on my local patch. When fully grown an oak … Continue reading

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Day 6 – Listening to thunder

Today has been a complete mixture of weather. Starting with heavy rain, followed by patches of sunshine. After school the wind picked up and the rain started again. I really felt for the pigeon nesting in our garden, it was … Continue reading

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30 Days Wild – Day 2

Cloud watching The sky is ever changing, when I woke this morning the sky was blue with white wispy clouds and trails from aeroplanes called contrails. A cloud is a large collection of very tiny droplets of water or ice … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood mammals

Back to school this week so I’ve not been able to get out much with my camera. I heard a rustling amongst the dead leaves, expecting it to be a blackbird searching for food, I was surprised to see a … Continue reading

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Easter Holidays

It’s the last day of the Easter holidays. I’ve not been too far off my local patch as my sister is revising for her GCSE’s, but we did have a trip out to Westonbirt Arboretum. Not much wildlife but it … Continue reading

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Brown rat

The Brown rat – Rattus norvegicus, also known as the common rat, the street rat or the sewer rat is not everyones favourite mammal but you have to admire them. If you Google ‘Brown rat’ it comes up with loads … Continue reading

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