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My Wildlife Garden No.5 – Alder Tree @WoodlandTrust @TheTreeCouncil

    We had a small tree-like thingy sprout up end of last year by our front door.  I left it alone because, as I’ve mentioned before, I don’t believe in weeds.  Anyway, fast forward a year and it was about 3ft high –… Continue Reading “My Wildlife Garden No.5 – Alder Tree @WoodlandTrust @TheTreeCouncil”

My Wild Garden No.4 – #wildlifewatchUK #wildlifewales @wildlifetrusts

    On the left, picture taken yesterday after lots of noise from the long grass left to grow around the garden, showing 2 males and 1 female grasshopper.  We hear them everyday but don’t usually manage to spot them.  There was another female… Continue Reading “My Wild Garden No.4 – #wildlifewatchUK #wildlifewales @wildlifetrusts”

My Wild Garden #3

  Ladybirds, or given their proper name, Coccinellidae, are a family of small beetles (not bugs) with the name deriving from the Latin coccineus meaning ‘scarlet’.  Although I can’t imagine anyone shouting Coccinellidae! when they see a ladybird. The term ‘ladybird’ came about in… Continue Reading “My Wild Garden #3”

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