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You're on Candid Camera

I’d talked about it last year, but this year I finally got a camera set up for my Black-capped Chickadee nestbox. It was a bit more of a feat than the Northern Flicker box I wired because the chickadee box is much smaller so the camera wouldn’t fit in the box. 162 more words


Hello Thames, and Other News from the Plot

It’s been pretty wet on the plot of late and I’m very behind on digging the beds as they’re too waterlogged to be worked. That’s nothing compared to the situation at home. 298 more words


Meadow in my garden-prize

Last month I won a twitter competition from meadow in my garden. Meadow in my garden are a family company with a passion for wild garden. 382 more words


Finding a home for a possum

It is frustrating when you go to all the trouble of putting up nest boxes to have them go unused. Is it the position, the way the opening faces or the contents inside? 86 more words


National Nest Box Week 14th-21st February

Today marks the start of the British Trust for Ornithology’s (BTO) National Net Box Week, running from the 14th-21st February.

This is the perfect opportunity to contribute to the conservation of our birds in the UK, and attract them to your garden! 90 more words


Closed 'Til Spring

Within this wooden box
Tree swallows built a home
Of grass and feathers

Formed a cup-shaped nest
To hold a clutch of pink-white eggs
Tended them in heat and chill… 46 more words

Nature Photography

Coop 2.0

Time to get a new coop for the chickens. The first one we bought came from the same people that sold us our first 4 chickens. 636 more words