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The Wildlife Garden in July

The Big Meadow The month of July began with very poor weather in South Shropshire at the start of the first week, but at least there were plenty of birds around the garden to compensate, especially large numbers of juvenile … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Garden in June

The first week of June brought plenty of juvenile birds to the garden and one particular blue tit, nesting in a hole in the old hawthorn behind the pond, was seen catching damselflies and taking them back to the chicks!  … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Garden in June

The beginning of June was very warm and sunny in South Shropshire and swallows, swifts and martins were feeding around the house and over the garden every day.   Juvenile great tits appeared in the garden on the 3rd, just as … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Garden in May

In the first week of May the weather in South Shropshire was warm and sunny and the whole garden looked green and vibrant.  The long borders were growing well although they were becoming overcrowded in some areas and a few … Continue reading

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The Wildlife Garden in June

At the beginning of June the weather was yet again very variable in South Shropshire, although the rain we had was actually quite welcome. Cooler damper weather was interspersed with sunny periods with a little warmth, and the garden was almost overwhelmed … Continue reading

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