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Oh, seems I didn't read the instructions on Big Garden Birdwatch survey

Commenters here have told me I didn’t fill the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch survey correctly. Perhaps it would have been preferable had I read the instructions before completing the survey, which are, 145 more words

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Our Big Garden Birdwatch results, and some Big Questions too

No messing about, here’s the result of our hour of bird watching for the Big Garden Birdwatch. We’re one of the 131866 surveys submitted so far, possibly the 131866th, since I’ve just submitted our result to the RSPB website. 116 more words

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Flowers blooming herald not long till spring

I’ve spoken here before about how Crocus tommasinianus ‘Barrs’ in our rockery heralds Spring. Presently they’re still in bud.

As part of our Christmas decorations I planted a range of plants, including some daffodils, in the planters in our front garden. 42 more words

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Call it snowmageddon or snowpocalypse, there's a heck of a lot of snow

I’ve always wanted an excuse to write about snowmaggedon or snowpocalypse.

There’s not much opportunity to write about such happenings in this part of the UK. 34 more words

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Are you ready for the Big Garden Birdwatch? Updated

Coming up on Saturday 30th, and Sunday 31st January is the RSPB’s Big Garden Birdwatch weekend.

Naughtily, we’ve let our bird seed store run down. Now’s the time to stock up again. 87 more words

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Butterflies in the Glasshouse

From now until Sunday 6th March the Royal Horticultural Society gardens at Wisley hosts exotic butterflies in its Glasshouse.

If you’ve never been to the glasshouse at Wisley while the butterflies are in residence then you’re missing a treat.  75 more words

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Have your say on Recreational and Open Spaces in Surrey Heath

Surrey Heath Borough Council announced on this consultation on Tuesday 12th January,

Surrey Heath residents are being encouraged to give their views on open spaces and outdoor recreational spaces as part of a Surrey Heath Borough Council consultation.

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