Autumn Arachnid

CLICK ON ANY IMAGE IN THE GROUP TO ACCESS ITS GALLERY, INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF WHICH CAN BE VIEWED FULL SIZE BY SCROLLING DOWN AND CHECKING BOX AT BOTTOM RIGHT. FURTHER CLICKS WILL INCREASE ENLARGEMENT As the first autumn arachnid predator wrapped prey for its larder in the warm morning sunshine, further potential sustenance foraged forContinue reading “Autumn Arachnid”

Maybe The Plants Were Sweating

This, the hottest day of the year so far, was so humid and overcast as to be energy-sapping and mood lowering. Even the overnight rain couldn’t muster the enthusiasm to slideĀ from the weeping roses, doing their bestĀ to brighten the day. The head gardener, yesterday, had expressed pleasure that the photograph of Elizabeth’s rose had notContinue reading “Maybe The Plants Were Sweating”

That’s One I Made Earlier

The Milford Conservation Volunteers have developed a Wildlife Garden Project. This morning, as we travelled to Studland Drive, couples were seen walking all over the village clutching brochures which gave them admission to 25 gardens in the small coastal town. One of these was the home of our old friend Giles Darvill, coordinator of theContinue reading “That’s One I Made Earlier”