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ponds are seasonal,we have planted evergreens ect. it is surrounded by wood decking but still looks natural.You will never regret a pond ,frogs ,birds bathing,we even had 2 ducks pay us a visit!Bats swooping,all in a suburban street.
! What can I say, I just love the critters! @Katie Blue they could well be dung beetle larvae. They're absolutely harmless to your plants and help break down the manure. Also food for bats. A good thing! Kate phew! thanks. I have noticed the shed skins
!Higgyhttp://higgysgardenproject.blogspot.co.uk/ our hearts have lifted too at the sight of swifts over our house, to us they mean the coming of summer, balmy evenings and the sipping of a glass of wine on the patio. Later, at dusk, bats take over the whirling and swooping over the trees, quieter
also had a small miracle when I dug up a mature flowering current in full leaf and left it hanging around for a week in wet weather before deciding to replant it and it went on to flower and fruit without batting an eyelid! where I am in Drougheda we
scary things whizz past,they almost look like young bats (sorry can't spell pipenstail) still now i have leant a bit more i am not so scared! in fact have taken some amazing pics of them. I don't like them getting into the house which is where they seem
about netting but was worried about it's safety for wildlife that could get caught in it, Any tips or advice on this?thanks Fruits in the garden is inviting the animals to come closer, our plantation house that has a sapodilla tree has made the bats come
Geoff, here's an interesting website all about your pitcher plants - www.carnivorous-plants.com/pitcher-plant. All sorts of stuff on there including how some species can supply a bat with a bed !!! Sorry I don't know how to post a link.
few unidentified darters Fox, Grey Squirel, Hedgehog, Mice and Stoat. Common Frog and Adder, one inside the house! Pipistrel bat. All the more common birds and cattle egret, common and arctic terns over head, artic skua over, merlin in the garden
military insect repellent off ebay which is great. Just went outside to see if I could spot the bats and the midges spotted me You are all lucky, as I was allergic to the Avon stuff. That brought me out in a rash before the midges saw me! I was told to take
're not fussy about whether it comes from imports such as buddleia or home grown weeds. It's also easy enough to make insect, hedgehog and bat shelters and provide nesting boxes for birds and log piles for insects and amphibians to shelter. I actually found