Category: Wildlife Gardening

Adventures in the night garden

There is something quite exhilarating about spending time outdoors by night – each sound, each rustle in the shrubbery and splash in the water indicative of hidden treasures lying just out of sight amid the gloom. Watching wildlife by night is intoxicating, plain and simple, and recently, has become somewhat of a hobby of mine.

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The Nightlife of Rothesay Terrace

Armed with a new moth trap kindly supplied by NHBS, I really do feel like a kid in a candy store at the moment. Every third morning – trapping is undertaken days apart so not to impact upon the moth lifecycle – filled with a sense of jubilant anticipation, paramount to that felt at Christmas,

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#30DaysWild: Pondlife

Kicking off #30DaysWild today I decided to spend some time by the pond in the hope of stumbling across some of the amphibians with whom I share my small, urban garden. Carrying my coffee into the garden and positioning myself by the water – a flurry of frantic splashes provided the first indicator of life within

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Rewilding my urban garden

Like any self-respecting nature lover, the idea of wildlife gardening has always appealed to me. By nature, I want to do my bit to provide wildlife with a home and in doing so, conserve the various critters with whom I share my local area. A noble idea that many, thankfully, commit to, though one that

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