Category Archives: garden

Ivy at the end of October

As I look out of the window today, a blanket of grey cloud covers the sky and it has drizzled with rain non stop since I got up this morning. Totally different from yesterday. Yesterday the sun shone all day … Continue reading

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Pond and other stuff

Over the summer holidays my family built a pond in the corner of the front garden. After replacing a wall with a hazel hedge together with a few hawthorn and honeysuckle last year, we hoped that this would encourage more … Continue reading

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Evening walk end of term

It was really nice to go for an evening walk in the sunshine now it isn’t so hot and sticky. Many animals seem to have appreciated the few days of rain, the badgers have been busy with lots of new … Continue reading

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Swallows

Each summer Swallows arrive and nest in the barn near my garden. Once the young have fledged, the wire that runs over my garden becomes their favourite place to rest. All we can hear through the open windows is their … Continue reading

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Day 29 – Garden birds

Not much time after school today to spend on wildlife so my Random Act of Wildness was to watch the birds in my garden. The Pigeons are now sitting on their third nest, after abandoning the first not long after … Continue reading

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Day 25 – The Great British Bee Count

Friends of the Earth are running The Great British Bee Count from 19th May to 30th June this year as a way to record and learn more about the different species. https://www.foe.co.uk/bee-count There is an easy app to download to … Continue reading

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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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