Monthly Archive: July 2020

Seamus 0

Badgers and peanut butter sandwiches

It was one of my top four wildlife experiences, and in my own back garden about five metres from my door. During Lockdown I have been entertained by hedgehogs. There’s a population of six...

Vipers bugloss 0

Gardening for wildlife

The planter was to my left as I sat contemplating the summer garden. I’m afraid Lockdown has not resulted in a flurry of garden-tidying, so the pot had been left to its own devices...

Great grey owl 0

Owls and vole numbers

A month ago I wrote of finding a bank vole and its nest beneath an old dustbin lid in the garden. I have not seen a vole since although that may change when I...

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Heather

Almost without noticing, in the botanical relay, the pinkpurple baton has been passed from Red Campion in the late spring, to Foxgloves in early summer and now, as we enter the second half of...