Maryland Adventures Part 5: Bushnell Chipmunks

I have to admit, I was captivated by the Chipmunks at Ed’s farm in Maryland! No one really takes any notice of these cheeky mammals, just as we rarely give  grey squirrel a… Continue reading

Do you enjoy my Blog?

I am delighted to announce that my blog is in TWO blog awards this year! If you are reading this entry, it probably means that you regularly pop into my blog to hear… Continue reading

Maryland Adventures Part 4: Maryland Birding… the Bushnell Way!

It was birds that first got me interested in the natural world and watching the birds in my garden still remains one of my most favourite pastimes! With my bird feeders having cameras… Continue reading

Arley Primary School’s Creative Flair!

In September, I was invited to Arley Primary School, to lead an assembly to start their International Day of Peace celebrations. I was asked to talk about the wonders of our world and… Continue reading

Maryland Adventures Part 3: Bushnells in the Woods

Whilst staying with Ed, at Emery Knoll Farm, Dave and I were soon out exploring the woodlands. With only a week on site, the easiest way to get an idea of what wildlife… Continue reading

Autumnal Activity builds up in the WildlifeKate Patch

With Autumn well set in, despite generally pretty mild temperatures, the feeders are getting busier in my garden. I am often asked what I feed and I have narrowed it down to just… Continue reading

Autumnal Glory, Stoats and Owls & Otters!

I have not been at Yew View for over two weeks and Autumn has definitely taken hold! After a very wet morning, the sun appeared in late afternoon and I was able to… Continue reading

Maryland Adventure: Part 2 – Bushnell Captures

When I came out to Maryland, most of my luggage was trail cams and camera kit! Going to a new area, full of wildlife I have never seen before, meant I was really… Continue reading

Maryland Adventure: Part 1

Well, I’ve made it to Maryland and staying with the wonderful Ed Snodgrass of Emery Knoll Farm. As the ‘nation’s leading supplier of plants for green roof systems since 1998’ ,they have a… Continue reading

‘Bobbin’ the Robin – A Special Garden Companion

At this time of the year, I seem to spend most of my time in the garden, sweeping leaves! The last few times I have been working out there, I have had feathered… Continue reading