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The snow was great fun, but it made wildlife watching in my garden a bit pointless. I am rather biased on this, because as far as I'm concerned, wildlife really means insects. OK, there are a few birds and the odd squirrel out there
[brightcove exp=1463233149&vref=1604897763]Even though it's been raining here at Gardeners' World Live, we've been on a bit of a bug hunt...
.I'm surprised, though, to see little sign of wildlife at any of these flower pots - just a lone honeybee and a couple of pigeons.It is only down by the river's edge that I can see what I might call real wildlife in a garden. A tiny concrete balcony
be, I doubt there are many who would mourn its loss from a wildlife perspective, and plenty who would celebrate the final demise of a pernicious triffid.But this vigorous tree does have some wildlife value, as host to one of Britain’s loveliest
Last weekend, for the benefit of wildlife and nature conservation in south-east London, I cut down a tree. Despite their iconic status and green credentials, it is often necessary to cut down trees, and this one had plenty of reasons to go. First
After writing an article on how and why to keep a garden wildlife diary for BBC Gardener's World Magazine, I've been invited to go electronic and turn it into a blog. My handwriting is atrocious so maybe this will be a good way of keeping the diary
On holiday in northern France last week I was struck by the similarities in the landscape, but very subtle differences in the wildlife.With its gently rolling hills, hedges, grazing meadows, small woods, narrow lanes and winding streams, I could
vulgaris, and the 'German' wasp, Vespula germanica. There's a simple ID guide at BBC Wildlife.
for the Gardeners' World blog wildlife caption competition. How about...Buster: "Get me out of here."Frog: "No, let me in, there are cats out here."What do you think?
've lost track of who is who. I’ll have no trouble identifying this one in the future.How do you identify the wildlife in your garden? Do some visiting creatures have any distinguishing features?