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works, I will never be able to think of Ledra as anything else now. Unless my 11-year-old daughter has her way. She took one look at the images and described it perfectly as a scabby frog.
it into a wildlife garden. I'll plant it up with a range of local, native plants (as well as some of my favourite bee-friendly cultivars), and monitor the wildlife that it attracts. So far we just have a friendly pigeon visiting, and the frogs I rescued from
I'm just back from a weekend visiting an old friend in Banwell, near Weston-Super-Mare. Always envious of his rambling house and large walled garden, we got to talking over garden wildlife and the troubles of traipsing fox dung through the kitchen
we'll need to back fill a bit more.We're going to have to put up a sign explaining that the pond will not have fish in it. It's a wildlife pond, and in my book fish and wildlife do not mix. And it's unlikely that frogs or toads will find their way
This week a new type of lawn was born. The flower-rich, low-maintenance, wildlife-friendly sward was launched at a park in Kensington and Chelsea, after its creator, Lionel Smith, wanted to explore alternatives to the traditional grass monoculture
slightly irritated when I read one of the kids' story books, in which someone discovers a frog or toad in the garden and their subsequent quest to find a suitable aquatic home for its release. Amphibians only go into water to breed in spring. Most
entered hibernation (normally around mid-November).If you have a bonfire this month, think about what's hiding among the dry wood. Unlit bonfires make ideal hibernation sites for hedgehogs (as well as frogs and toads), so build your pile as close