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Chiswick Gardens

Chiswick Gardens are the largest and most wooded park close to Chiswick High Road. According to one of the information plaques, the landscape architect responsible for the current look of the gardens took the “revolutionary approach” of making them look more natural. 743 more words

Nature

pear blossom

… and a hoverfly … (click to enlarge ..)

Picture by bvdb (whoisbert) march 2017 – @leuven botanical – nikon D3300 x_dsc_6904

Photography

Surprise - weekly photo challenge

I saw this hoverfly while I was talking the photo of the blossom, but imagine my surprise when I downloaded the photo and saw that I have caught it in mid-flight. 6 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge

Progress Of The Thatchers

CLICK ON IMAGES TO ENLARGE. THOSE IN GROUPS ACCESS GALLERIES THAT CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN THE PAGE AND CLICKING THE RELEVANT BOX. 207 more words

Some Flowers (Dinner-safe viewing)

Oh wait, there is a bug also, but it’s not pooping.


The honesty is going absolutely crazy. It does look like a pretty weed, however. … 247 more words

Ireland

Naturelog: 7th April

Some interesting finds on this week’s recording walk at the Tarn. The bright sunny day had brought out lots of insects.

4 species of Butterfly were seen including the first Blue of the year, a single Holly Blue along with Small White, Orange Tip and Speckled Wood. 241 more words

Natural History