A year of the pond

It's been about a year since we restored our pond and I'd like to share with you just how well it has developed in such a short time. I expected it to attract wildlife, but I didn't expect it to happen so quickly or for it to be so easy. The first real signs of … Continue reading A year of the pond


Attracting bats to your garden

This weekend (29th - 30th August 2015) is International Bat Weekend and the perfect time to talk about attracting bats to your garden. Bats are oneĀ of the mammals which visit our garden, usually around dusk. In the UK bats account for around a third of all the mammal species and can be found in many … Continue reading Attracting bats to your garden

Choosing Garden Plants for Pollinators; Natives or Non-natives?

This week (13th - 19th July) it is 'Pollinator Awareness Week' and a perfect time to discuss the different plants that we can, as gardeners, provide for pollinators in our own little patches of green space. I'd like to to so by looking into some of the different native and non-native plants in my own … Continue reading Choosing Garden Plants for Pollinators; Natives or Non-natives?