Tag Archive: garden

An ingenious blackbird learns to feed his (second) brood

The blackbirds in our garden have managed quite a coup this year – raising two broods in one season. Or as we like to say, double trouble. These baby birds are boisterous, noisy,… Continue reading

Portrait of a Baby Great Tit

We have some more baby birds in our garden, and this time it’s the great tit family who are introducing their new brood to our bird feeding area. The babies are wonderfully fluffy… Continue reading

A Cute little bird visits our garden for the first time

Yesterday we had a very sweet little thing appear at the bird feeding area – a tiny ball of fluffy brown feathers. I didn’t know what kind of bird he was – from… Continue reading

May Blossom at Nottingham Castle

The weather in Britain has been glorious over the past couple of weeks, so I decided to take a stroll in the gardens of Nottingham Castle this weekend. I absolutely loved walking under… Continue reading

Hedgehogs hibernating in the garden

I take the plunge into the hedgehog property market in a desire to help the hedgehogs hibernate in my back garden.

Hedgehogs in the Garden

Late the other night, I thought I heard the crunch of leaves underfoot in the garden. When security light came on, I was seriously concerned that we might have a burglar prowling around… Continue reading

The Big Garden Birdwatch – results now in!

This weekend the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB for short) recruited hundreds of thousands of volunteers all across the UK to take part in the annual Big Garden Birdwatch. The… Continue reading