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Painting ladybirds

Making cards today and wondering, what is the collective noun for ladybirds? An invasion perhaps?

Encouraging wildlife in our courtyard garden - opening a bee hotel!

More properly, I should say a bug hotel, with an annexe for bees. As we’ve expanded our range of garden plants this year, we’ve been visited by more bees. 615 more words


Veg on the edge!

It’s a while since we’ve been up to Saltaire on the train, so it comes as no surprise that changes might have happened in the intervening years. 160 more words


Ladybugs in Europe

Rose sent me this map of what ladybugs are called in different countries in Europe. Thank you Rose!


Wildlife On My Doorstep: Finding a Yellow Neck Mouse and Building a Bug House! (Part 2)

( Featured image shows the bug hotel with all its nooks and crannies filled with pine cones, wood and bamboo)

The following day I had a go at doing a butterfly transect which involved doing a circular route around the Preston Montford estate. 263 more words

Natural History

Week 21 (Year 4): Posed Poppies, More Rhubarb and Lush Lavender...

Down on my Allotment, the flowers are really bursting through. The Poppies (which have self-seeded after being introduced to the Plot last year) are bursting through across the plot. 80 more words

Produce From The Plot.

Spring, Flowers and Bumblebees

At the start of Spring, Mum decided that we needed to use up all the sugarpaste and decorations we had left in our cake cupboard from previous cakes, so my friend and I went wild. 113 more words