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I saw a lot of lizards on my trip around South America. There were brown lizards, green lizards, bright blue ones, and some that blend in perfectly with the red and black volcanic environment they inhabit.I was lucky enough to see a pair of lizards mating in Colombia. The male li...
While many plants have been late to flourish this year, I’m pleased to report that the blue and great tits that forage in my garden every spring are bang on schedule.Regular readers of this blog will know that every year my tiny courtyard garden is host to a pair of blue tits and...
, it doesn’t have long legs, it doesn’t scuttle, it doesn’t lurk, and it doesn’t come out at night to creep across the living room carpet.Instead, it is bright and breezy, it has short shapely legs, it hops, jumps and skips, it struts carefully across a fence
dedicated to wildlife.At times, I felt I was looking in the mirror at a South American version of myself. Unlike Fabiana, I doubt I will ever be in the position of having to commission the building of a water tower, but I can empathise with her desire
– saving storage space. Electric grass trimmers, designed for tidying lawn edges, take up little space and can be used to trim the grass all over a tiny lawn.Trim your lawnWell cared for, even a small lawn does a good job of absorbing heavy rainfall. So
flowers to ripen and develop seed heads. Once the flowerhead dries out, carefully collect the seeds and store in a cool, dry place, so you won't have to buy as much seed next year.