Category Archives: Plants
So it’s been a while since the last update and I thought it’d maybe be interesting to see what’s been happening.
A couple of weeks on and most of the plants have arrived and now been placed, at least temporarily, in the pond. What’s brilliant is that this has almost immediately attracted wildlife in.
So we come to the final task in terms of building this pond – using cobbles to add structure.
As a key principle of self-isolation is that we shouldn’t be travelling too far, and just having this once-a-day outdoor exercise, it means I’m going to spend a lot more time along the local stretch of the river. It also … Continue reading
So, yesterday I announced I’d be spending the next few weeks/months working on a long-planned project in the garden. It’s one that’s perfect for this blog, because I’m finally going to put a wildlife pond in. I’m going to then … Continue reading
Well, this is a weird time to be alive. Weird, scary, stressful, confusing, intimidating, and a whole bunch of other complicated emotional responses. I’ve been working from home since Tuesday last week now, and I’ve been both working on coping … Continue reading
In the previous post we were looking up and out, seeing those great views that big skies and big seas draw from us all at some deeper level. But that can mean we miss the little things. So this post … Continue reading
I was quite surprised to realise today is five years since my first post on this blog. It’s been an interesting journey.
In October I wrote about an excellent new campaign called Wild About Gardens, and how they were encouraging us to garden for the benefit of wildlife. Rather confusingly, it’s back for 2017, but now a year-round campaign rather than a … Continue reading