Monthly Archives: March 2012

Happy Toads………

It will soon be six years since I moved to Shropshire and five since the ‘Big Pond’ was created in the new part of the garden.  Back in Oxfordshire our wildlife pond was mostly home to a huge population of … Continue reading

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Back home to The Crib…..

The first bumblebees of spring are always a delight.  These queens have spent the harsh winter months under the ground, usually in a small chamber which they excavate in the autumn, and they are awoken by a rise in temperature.  … Continue reading

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Iconic Spring Flowers…….

Although March can be a cold, windy month it can also dazzle us with spring light, birdsong and warmth – a real hint of things to come.  Plus of course we have the excitement of spring flowers bursting forth, and … Continue reading

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