A Paid Performance!

Visitors to the house today were surprised and delighted to see a number of wild pheasants in the garden. To see one would have been a treat, one said, but to see a group was exceptional. It was an everyday occurrence for me. When I draw the bedroom curtains they are outside, watching and waiting. … Continue reading A Paid Performance!

Gardening with Wildlife

I cannot say that I garden for wildlife but I do garden with it. It is all around us and, as far as possible, I work with a live and let live attitude. Greenfly, blackfly, whitefly, slugs, snails, vine weevil larvae, carrot root fly, narcissus fly are all present in the garden and these and … Continue reading Gardening with Wildlife