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unusual bird nest

Posted: 10/12/2013 at 17:00

I was watching a sparrow hawk before that was sat a few gardens away on a building. After watching for a while a Wood Pigeon swooped down and scared it off then seemed to chase it.

Autumn leaves

Posted: 10/12/2013 at 16:55

Yon can buy special Hedgehog shelters which look good and are probably very effective to help the hedgehogs through the winter.

Keeping Cats off of Garden - Tried and Tested Ideas only please

Posted: 09/12/2013 at 21:38

We have tried many methods to keep Cats off the garden. They used to only use the front garden but, now they seem to be moving to the back garden. They seem to like to use my raised bed as a toilet so I tried putting tent pegs around for obstacles but I have now just put a large potted plant in their usual spot.

 

Squishing caterpillars

Posted: 09/12/2013 at 21:31

I find caterpillars so interesting to watch crawl around and like some of the colours that they have. The Blue Tits should clear any up that you have on plants.

Huge Bee on Winter Clematis "Freckles"

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 20:53

That Bee really does seem to be arriving close to the cold weather. Good photograph.

I should soon be getting a kit from The Bee Cause (Friends Of The Earth) that will come with a Bee identification guide so should be good for spring when the Bees return.

Birds

Posted: 05/12/2013 at 20:49

Just make sure that no cats can get in them

The demise of the front garden.

Posted: 30/11/2013 at 21:53

I think that it is great to have a front garden even if it is just a small one. It is on the side of the house that everyone sees when they go past and adds colour.

Autumn leaves

Posted: 28/09/2013 at 16:01

This is very good for wild life

 

Autumn leaves

Posted: 28/09/2013 at 16:01

I think this is a very good idea we need many protected areas for wildlife over winter and leaving them under trees etc can be very good.

I looked out in the garden the other day and down the lining in one of the pots was a frog sitting there so even this provided a sheltered spot for animals.

Also even if we do collect some of the leaves we can store them as it says in Gardeners' World and turn them into leaf mould.

Gardeners world

Posted: 28/09/2013 at 15:53

I agree with GillyL's first comment, although this programme might not of given the information that some people wanted it is still better than some of the other programmes that are on. And instead of informative it could just be seen as something nice to watch for some people.  

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Toads in and around a garden. 
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Saving Toads in and around the garden.

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