Wildflower watching became an activity itself on our holiday. Having seen the clouds of insects surrounding these…it made me realise that exotic ‘pollinator plants’ have nothing on the natives. Continue reading Call of the Wildflowers
Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come. Mario Quintana Growing up, we had two big glass picture frames filled with dead butterflies. Pinned to a board, they were skewered, dry and drained of colour. I hated them, but also liked looking at them too. There weren’t that many … Continue reading Mend your Garden so the Butterflies will Come
If you are gardening for pollinators, then you are probably also attracting all insect life. And if you are doing that, then you might also invite BATS! I think bats have had some really bad press. They have become the Trump of the small flying animal world. However, their bad press has nothing to do … Continue reading How to Encourage Bats into Your Garden?