Quote of the day:
“Nor will I then thy modest grace forget,
Chaste Snow-drop, venturous harbinger of Spring,
And pensive monitor of fleeting years!”
~ William Wordsworth
Forage in March for:
Cleavers, Dandelion, Gorse flowers, Ground Elder, Hop shoots, Alexanders, Primroses, Wild Plum Blossom, Sweet Violets
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Lockdown has seen me taking local walks in places that I would have never thought to explore (or even walk to) previously. This week, an appointment in town left me with time to kill in Cambridge itself and, as I … Continue reading
This year’s winner, at least in my own counting for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch (end of January), was the Long-tailed tit, Aegithalos caudatus. They also happen to be my favourite of our regular visiting birds. Long-tailed tits are a … Continue reading
On one of my daily walks this week I noticed an unusual bird in a row of ash trees planted alongside the road. It was hopping from tree to tree, always just ahead of me, rather like a robin would … Continue reading
* RSPB – Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Tina @mygardenersays hosts Wildlife Wednesday on the first Wednesday of each month. Check it out!
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
Linking to Tina’s thoughtful wildlife post on mygardenersays.