Tag Archives: lockdown

Connections

One of the amazing things about writing a blog is the connections it makes. I’m not talking about networking or writing to gain anything, I’m talking about the feedback and comments that come back from around the world. As I … Continue reading

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School Grounds #EcoSchoolsAtHome Frugi 10 day challenge

Frugi and Eco-schools England have launched a 10 days #EcoschoolsAtHome challenge. Each day there are different challenges you can download and take part in. Today is Day 7 and it’s all about going back to school. Many children and young … Continue reading

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Competition time: Kennedy Wild Bird Food Giveaway

During lockdown and the current restrictions I’ve teamed up with family run Kennedy Wild Bird Food for a guest blog post on attracting wildlife to your garden and a chance to win a bundle of bird food and feeders. You … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 13 Kestrels

From my garden I can often see kestrels hovering. Not over the garden but in the next-door field. The field has a very wild field margin and a wildflower meadow at the bottom. Great hunting grounds for birds of prey. … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 10 Badger faces and tails

I quite often get asked how I individually identify my local badgers. It isn’t the easiest thing especially this time of year as I haven’t seen them as much over the winter and new wounds and marks appear. I’ve had … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 9 Bluebells

In my garden, we have a mixture of Spanish bluebells that were there when my parents bought the house and native bluebells, neither of which have flowered yet, but out on my walk today I spotted the first flowering Bluebells … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife – Part 8 Angle shades pupa

I came across this pupa in the garden, after doing a bit of research I think it is a pupa for an Angle shades moth. I’m hoping to be able to film it hatching using timelapse. This is a photo … Continue reading

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Garden wildlife – Part 6 Foxes

Living in the countryside our local foxes run the gauntlet of fast traffic down country lanes and the gamekeepers gun, I’m glad to offer a safe place in our garden. My local vixen hasn’t visited for a week or more, … Continue reading

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Garden Wildlife- Part 5 Ladybirds

Very short blog today as I’ve been really busy with college work, but did manage to get out in the garden to take a couple of photos of ladybirds. There are 46 different Ladybird species in the UK. 27 of … Continue reading

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