Quote of the day:
“Designers want me to dress like spring, in billowing things.
I don’t feel like spring. I feel like a warm, red autumn.”
~ Marilyn Monroe
Forage in November for:
Alexanders, Chickweed, Sloes, Dandelion Leaves, Rosehips, Hawthorn berries, Bullaces, Cleavers, Burdock Roots, Rowan Berries
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Category Archives: birds
Tina @mygardenersays hosts Wildlife Wednesday on the first Wednesday of each month. Check it out!
August’s wildlife report is a bit of a list of missed photo opportunities, starting with a young badger that seems to visit about midnight. I know that there is one about, because there have been a couple of encounters between … Continue reading
There’s been plenty of drama in the meadows this year from the Cinnabar moths (Tyria jacobaeae). Cinnabars are a day flying moth and tend to disturb easily. This results in startling flashes of red as their hindwings are revealed when … Continue reading
Apologies, I know that it’s Thursday, but you know how things get. Regardless, I wanted to quickly link up with Tina for her monthly Wildlife meme, to share some of the babies and new creatures I’ve seen in the garden … Continue reading
So this evening I caught a muntjac strolling around the pear and apple trees, pulling their branches down to eat. Grrr! Then it wandered over to the pond and took a long drink and my heart went out to it, … Continue reading
It has got to the time of year when our natural hedgerow larders are nearly running empty and wildlife is looking for alternatives. Over the last month I’ve noticed occasional scurrying around the olive tree pots under our pergola. Mostly … Continue reading