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!
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
Yesterday saw me out in the back of the garden first thing in the morning. I had barely finished my first cup of tea when I was putting on boots and gloves to start work on my latest project. The first thing I did was clear the pond of all the extra stones and whatnots. I…… Continue reading Pond Upgrades
I was working on my pond this morning, I’ll have a post about just what I was doing tomorrow, but I just wanted to post this. This guy hopped over from behind my pond and sat still on there for about 2 minutes just watching me. He then went for a little walk (hop) around…… Continue reading That One Precious Moment