Gardens can be easily adapted to home Wildlife of all kinds, the simplest thing to do is to introduce some wildlife friendly plants to your gardens. The plants listed below can all be grown in either a border for larger gardens or can be grown in pots - ideally, you'll want larger pots or trough pots… Continue reading 5 easy Wildlife friendly plants
The usual venture out to the coast to scout through gulls and ducks was on the cards for February, with the weather being as odd and unpredictable as usual, there was little else to do. Sammy and I arrived at Rhossili midday last week and after some lunch, we positioned ourselves on a bunker just… Continue reading Fungi February
This week (Feb 14th-21st) is National Nestbox Week and is definitely one of my favourite yearly celebrations. You can nab yourself some great deals on boxes, kits and some goodies for your gardens or wild spaces. To kick-start the week, myself and my very good friend Sammy went to visit the boxes at WWT Llanelli… Continue reading National Nestbox week
January has been a less than exciting month for me personally, but there's plenty of wildlife activity going on that makes up for it all! Over the Winter period is a great time to get out and look for large numbers of ducks, geese and swans. Places like WWT Welney or WWT Martin Mere have… Continue reading Wildlife in January
For the past year, I have been running two Instagram account and two Twitter accounts - I felt that I couldn't truly express myself through this blog because I wanted to keep it strictly professional, I have been taking advice from many people including my father and brother and have decided that I don't particularly… Continue reading Identity Crisis & Plans for 2017
Another year, another trip to Bardsey Bird Observatory, located on a quiet island just off North wales- It's one of my favourite places to visit. Myself and good friend Josie Hewitt, went for a week in September. We were hoping for some decent migrants to turn up and we weren't disappointed! Having arrived on the Saturday,… Continue reading Photographing Waders on Bardsey
A lot has been said recently about products using things like Microbeads in beauty and body products, as well as a number of companies still testing on animals. These are unnecessary yet continue to happen! I personally, stay away from products that test on animals and products that cannot be recycled or use microbeads, as… Continue reading Alternative to mainstream beauty products
This year, I've been working with SPC Wildlife to encourage and educate people on garden birds and how we can help aid them. I've been extremely grateful to receive some of their brilliant Wild Bird mixes and some straight mixes such as Peanuts and Suet pellets. SPC Wildlife sell their seed mixes in three sizes… Continue reading Review: SPC Wildlife Wild Bird Food Mixes
Spring and Summer are my favourite times of the year, the birds are in full song, displaying and then the nesting begins! I'm part of the Nest Recording Scheme for the BTO which means I check nest boxes and nests to monitor the progress. I currently have 42 passerine boxes and some other boxes at… Continue reading Start of Nesting season!
I love my garden, and I love to grow my own food. Now that the frost has passed, I've been preparing my gardening materials ready for the year ahead. This year, I have decided to grow some vegetables aswell as my usual fruit, I've made it a personal mission of mine to eat more veg… Continue reading Growing season!