Birdwatching in the Garden

We are very lucky here to share our space with a wide range of different birds. We have lots of pigeons, jackdaws, and the summer visiting swallows diving in and out of a barn adjacent to the barn we are converting. And of course, many common garden and woodland birds. Today, we had a newContinue reading “Birdwatching in the Garden”

World National Bee Day

Bee kind. Think about bees and the crucial role they play in pollination and our ecosystems, and take steps to attract and protect native bees in your garden. Large or small, you can make your garden into a haven for bees. Make sure that you garden organically and don’t use any polluting chemicals that harmContinue reading “World National Bee Day”

The Amazing World of Earth Worms

Often, we forget just what a teeming world exists below the soil in our gardens. No matter what sort of gardens we have, we are aided in our efforts by a wide range of creatures. Earth worms are one of our most valuable garden helpers. But they are a humble creature that we often overlook.Continue reading “The Amazing World of Earth Worms”