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my bat story

If you enjoyed my mice adventure, surely you’ll enjoy this story.  I was thinking about how many more things I would need go through to complete my Minnesota adventure.   443 more words

Photography

How to Build an Insect Hotel

Following on from my post recently about getting your garden ready for winter, one of the areas I mentioned was around setting up an area (the more the merrier if you have space) for insects, especially pollinators and all those good bugs that keep away pests from your crops in summer, where they could be protected over winter. 209 more words

Gardening

Not My Kinda Sunday

Creepy crawlers crawl
Compulsive unseen itches
I am losing it!

Poetry

A Farmer's Response to, "The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic..."

A blog post came to my attention this weekend and as I was thinking about what to blog about this week, I thought why not give a response to the many people who have asked me about this.  1,219 more words

Agriculture

Stop the small hive beetle spreading to Britain: sign the petition!

https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-small-hive-beetle-spreading-to-britain

The Small hive beetle (SHB), aethina tumida, is an invasive species originating from Africa which has proved to cause the death of thousands of bees in the USA and Australia. 235 more words