Tag Archives: Eco

Assorted Small Brown Birds

They are not all the same breed but they act as a group. Earlier this morning they all came in at once and started pinging round the garden, like muted but unruly tennis balls. There were about 20 birds in this little … Continue reading

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The birds and the bees.

Anyone who follows me on Twitter or has read some of this blog will know that I’ve become increasingly fond of the many and varied birds I encourage to visit my garden. So, when I found some weird leaf parcels in … Continue reading

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It is done. (It is so not done.)

It’s taken a while, but finally – finally – there are signs of things growing on the plot which aren’t thistles or comfrey. Last night, I finally managed to plant (just as the sun set) my remaining golden courgettes and a … Continue reading

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Magic Beans and other Legumes

A fortnight ago I planted some magic beans. Well, speckled ones, anyway, but my niece thought they were probably full of magic and so I’ve been sending her photos every day since the seedlings first broke through the soil a … Continue reading

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Garden Bird Photos

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January Garden/Allotment Stuff

I’ve been busy growing things this month: hoping that stuff won’t get too tall and spindly before I can get it planted. I haven’t really grown much from seed before, although I’ve brought on plenty of young plants I’ve been … Continue reading

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Recycled Tin Can Tea Light Holders / Grow House Heaters

As is so often the case, I forgot to put the bin out today.  It didn’t especially matter because it is the recycling collection week and I’ve been trying to generate less of that lately.  I’m saving milk bottles to … Continue reading

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