Category Archives: Nature

Wordless Wednesday – Never underestimate the value of a saucer of water to wildlife

      * RSPB – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

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Wildlife Wednesday – A slice of life at the Marjoram Cafe

I have Sweet Marjoram growing in several places in the garden and I am particularly fond of its golden form: Origanum vulgare ‘Aureum’, which looks good for months on end. It glows cheerfully from the time it pushes out the … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – 15 mins amongst the butterflies

Taking 15 minutes amongst the butterflies daily …What could be a nicer way of spending some time outside just now than watching and counting butterflies? Yes, the annual survey of these wonders (launched by the Butterfly Conservation organisation in 2010) … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Astronauts!

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Wordless Wednesday – Adopted by Mallards

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Earthstars in the garden

Sounds rather Sci-Fi or New Age doesn’t it? But what I am talking about here is a fungus and I can’t quite believe how excited I was to find them … in our garden! I only found them because I … Continue reading

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National Tree Week 2019 – Day 6: Walk in a wood and your troubles fade away

Walk in a wood and your troubles fade away … seems true for me. Sadly, living on the edge of the fens there aren’t many sizeable woods around here and Thetford Forest (our nearest) is mostly a conifer mono-culture, which … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A breath of fresh air

 

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Wordless Wildlife Wednesday – All the fun of the fair

Link to Tina’s monthly wildlife post for other wildlife spots

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Big Garden Birdwatch 2019

This weekend is the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2019 (26th-28th January, i.e. it includes Monday, which is an allowance for busy weekends, bad weather and possibly easy school participation I think). Many of us take part in this every year … Continue reading

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