Discovering Species – Wood Ant

I could get lost in watching a wood ant nest for hours… if standing next to one didn’t make me an immediate target for the little guys to start nipping to warn me off. Their enormous nests may be made from dead vegetation, but seem almost alive in themselves. I find it mesmerising to see... Continue Reading →

Wildflower Patches and Pots

I’ve been enjoying watching the little wildflower patch I planted in my parents’ garden earlier in the year as it’s bloomed and done a fine job of attracting and feeding plenty of pollinators. Even now, it’s still growing new flowers and it’s a pleasure to potter outside with the dog to see how it’s getting... Continue Reading →

Mini pond being used and abused

I’ve been excited to catch a glimpse of what’s been using my little pond. For anyone interested in making their own little container pond, or anyone interested in general, I wanted to write about what I’ve seen so far and the adjustments I’ve made since setting it up. When I looked into making it, I... Continue Reading →

Welcome

Thanks for visiting my blog! There seem to be messages all over the place saying why we should help wildlife, popular projects to try and things we should avoid. As a conservationist, I probably come across these messages more often than many, but awareness and a desire to make a difference is increasing. This is... Continue Reading →

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