https://youtu.be/_e51MCBNzM8 This was a dead quick vid of something I found out today. One, well, the only school we deal with now is showing just how good it really is. This for me is how all schools should work. They should being nature to it. Teach the kids where their food comes from and…… Continue reading How Some Schools Are Getting It Right
Normally I don’t post my failed photos… This one I decided to post because… 1. The photo didn’t turn out too bad actually. Although the subject of the shot is out of focus the light on the bells in the background isn’t too bad. And 2. This is the first actual sighting of a Common…… Continue reading A Buzz About Nothing
A tiny fly and an even smaller bug on an Honesty flower. I have only seen flies, hoverflies and small bugs on the Honesty. No bees or other insects. Strange.
Today, 24th March 2017, is my first confirmed sighting of a bee in my garden. https://youtu.be/zxrgUOPAMW0 The vid is a bit blurry because the wind was blowing and so the camera wouldn’t focus on anything at all! For confirmation, the bee was a Tree bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum) and she was visiting the narcissus tete-a-tete in…… Continue reading First Official Bee Sighting!
We are not even into Spring yet and, I’m not sure about you guys, but I am already being treated to some birdsong in the mornings. This clip was taken this morning at around 7am just as I was doing my morning chores. I actually noticed it the other day but it didn’t click that…… Continue reading Birdsong!
Oh noes! It appears I have a leak in my pond… But I also found out that I have a lot more frogs than I thought I did! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UessKwwbPKc
This morning I was outside picking up some litter that had blown into my garden and I noticed that my winter Jasmine has flowered! It’s entirely possible that it started flowering a while ago but I never noticed, and if it did then it wasn’t very flowery. B-) I have to say that, compared to…… Continue reading The Problem With Non-Native Plants