Tag: garden wildlife

A Call to Inaction

Nine weeks of being shut at home and we have found a silver lining. A heightened awareness of the natural world right here on our doorstep.

I don’t know about you, but the thought of changing the participant name for yet another school Zoom class brings me close to erupting. Fortunately the natural world …

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Summer Holidays Mini-Beast Challenge!

Vapourer Moth caterpillar

The girls have always enjoyed mini-beast hunts in our garden but recently we seem to be finding more curious little creatures than ever whenever we potter outdoors. I’m not sure if this is just the time of year, because we are spending so much time outdoors or because of our newly heightened focus on the …

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A House for Hoggy!

garden hedgehog house building, Baby Routes

As you may have picked up by now, we have been pretty excited here about the fact we have a resident hedgehog in our garden. I’ve always had a soft spot for hedgehogs, probably ever since reading Mrs. Tiggywinkle as a child.

Sadly, I can count on one hand the number …

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