Category Archive: Garden

Spring hits my Patch… at last!

  Spring has finally arrived and what a stunning few days it’s been! So lovely to be outside in warm sunshine watching how the garden responds to the rise in temperature. I think… Continue reading

Tawny Mining Bees & Tawny Owls in my patch!!

It has been an exciting weekend here in my patch! I have three owl boxes up at home and have had a tawny looking on one in my pear tree at the end… Continue reading

Wildlife Projects back in My Patch!

Projects back in my patch have been a little lacking of late. With lots happening at Yew View and other work commitments, my projects have been quite down the pile of things to… Continue reading

View from a chair…….

One thing I am not very good at in my garden, is actually sitting down and enjoying it! I seem to be constantly on the move.. weeding, trimming, planting, filling, emptying, watering, sweeping,… Continue reading

May in the WildlifeKate Patch….

I have been working hard in the garden for the last few months, especially on the redevelopment of an area beyond my patio. For over 12 years, I had kept two pygmy goats… Continue reading

Patio Garden Easter Developments

Just over a year ago an area of my garden, where I had been using to keep my two pygmy goats, became ‘available’ for development after one died at the grand age of… Continue reading

Bullfinches & Goldcrests; A Gorgeous Day in my Patch

What a truly stunning Bank Holiday it has been today! Warm sunshine and clear blue skies have meant I have cracked on and got loads of jobs done in the garden. This time… Continue reading

Is Spring around the corner?

After a wonderful week away in the Cairngorms last week, it was back to work, but great to begin to watch the garden and the wildlife re-awaken as a bit of sunshine started… Continue reading

A garden for insects…..

Over the last few months, I have been collecting plants for my garden with the specific aim to try to increase the nectar sources on offer to increase my insect visitors. I have… Continue reading