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Birds & Bees


By cazkiss


Looking at my grass this morning, preparing to mow. There seems to be large numbers of dandilions this year, so the feed is also at the ready for mid week – however, having lost 90% of our bee population in the last 2 years I think it is important that I identify one bit of the garden to leave as ‘wild’ to compliment the flowers and feed those bees that remain.

I have noticed that my birds are not so seed ‘mad’ this year but during the winter they have left me planted with Honesty all over the garden from the seeds I had to supply copiously in the 6ft of snow winter we had.

Need to dig out a conifer too, not sure how that will go…….lots of hard work – but so satisfying – and the suns out, heaven!

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Ive just planted my garden up to be wildlife friendly, hoping to see more bees soon. Seem to have loads of ladybirds this year.

23 May, 2010


Welcome to GoY
I've noticed lots of Dandelions aswell. Much more than usual. I think most insects are becoming rare, well they are around here. I haven't seen a Ladybird for quite a number of years and I only see cabage white butterflies now.
:o( I blame the council for strimming the hedgerows.

23 May, 2010


Thanks for the welcome Hywel!

We need our insects for the birds. Maybe some of us 'over garden' a wee bit having it all too neat and tidy and no room for the 'wee creatures'!

The danelion roots were huge!!

Saw a few bees - but no ladybirds Great, I'll keep my eyes peeled!

23 May, 2010


lets swop a few lol, welcome from me to, your love it on here

23 May, 2010


Welcome from me too,hope you enjoy talking to friendly,like minded people on

25 May, 2010

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