Seems like ages ago since frog spawn first arrived in my pond but not even four months on we’ve nearly got froglets . My own personal pest controllers in the making…
My front garden is currently a sea of pink, so because of this I would like to introduce my flower of the month for June… Cistus Purpureus!
These colourful, big flowers instantly bring life to any garden!
I never throw spring onions away at this time of the year . When they’re a bit tired and wilted . I pot them up . Then once they’ve grown enough roots plant them in the garden . The leaves are still good on salads . The bees love the flowers .and then I will have seeds to grow more spring onions throughout the summer .
I know it’s already the second week of May- but I want to introduce my flower for this month…
These flower come in all colours and sizes, and soon our countryside will be full of these beautiful flowers!
This invasive plant was introduced in the 18 hundreds . They were brought over as an ornamental flower as they were cheap and easy to propagate . It’s becoming a serious threat as it attracts our bees and stops them pollinating our native crops and flowers .
They are also ruining our streams and rivers as they loosen up the banks as they rot down , making them corrode away .
I urge you all to please if you see them whilst out and about on your walks , to pull them up .
Try and do it early summer before they set seed as they are spreading quickly
Guess he knows he’s being filmed!
Well the starlings are back and very busy . They’ve wasted no time in tucking into my mealworms . Mealworms are a popular choice of food at this time of year for most birds . Guess it’s a bit like a takeaway for them .” Fly through ” easy and convenient . Hopefully I will get some youngster shots soon .
Why not try and put some mealworms out this weekend ?
So finally got back from Devon and what’s the first thing I want to do ? You’ve guessed it … look and see what my camera has captured! Well here goes …. a wood pigeon a squirrel a magpie the usual suspect cat , I wonder what he’s up to ? And at last- the one I was hoping for… a fox! We’ve reset the camera at a different angle in the hope of getting more close-ups and clearer pictures of these lovely animals…watch this space!