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By lindak

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This morning there were a multitude of baby starlings, all hungry, visiting the garden for their breakfast. They haven’t got the ability yet to judge their flight path so some are banging into the kitchen window. They soon learn though.
Gerry cut the grass yesterday, I hoed the flowerbeds and with the flowers blooming, it looks lovely. We’ve had a few warmer days and have been out walking the lanes locally. The trees are now clothed in green and the countryside is full of wildlife. The wildflowers along the country lanes are beginning to flower now and the Hawthorn hedges smell sweet.
Anyway I’ll leave you with these photos to have a look at, and hope you are enjoying all the colour in your gardens. Linda x

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The colours of the flowers are lovely!!

29 May, 2016

 

Hi Dandanspond....the flowers everywhere are really colourful at the moment and the roses are just in bud ready to open. I have noticed large greenfly around so we have sprayed. I like to usually leave them for the birds but there are too many to cope with.

29 May, 2016

amy
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Everything is blooming lovely Linda you have a murmuration of Starlings :o))

29 May, 2016

 

Thanks Amy, just been outside to give them a watering as it looks as though we aren't getting any rain until Tuesday. Murmuration...more like a squabbling of Starlings....they get up to some mischief.....but funny to watch.

29 May, 2016

 

What a beautiful view love the Violas some pretty coloured plants to.

29 May, 2016

 

If you grow Malva Moschata Alba they attract Hoverflies
which feed on Green and Black Fly until 2nd week in Sept. Remember for next year.

29 May, 2016

 

Thanks Thrupennybit. Thanks for the info Dianne as I don't really like using any insecticide if I can help it.

29 May, 2016

 

Your welcome Lindak

29 May, 2016

 

Isn't it just a wonderful time of year Linda. I can now relax and be sure that winter is over. The trees all have their leaves, even the Ash is showing green at last, and everything is just bursting with energy and vigour. I love it! It's a little late this year, but still....:))

29 May, 2016

 

It truly is a magical time of year and everything is at its best. The countryside looks beautiful.
Love the pansies in your garden, a lovely photo of them.

29 May, 2016

 

Hi Ck. Your right, it's good that the weather is warmer now, although it's very windy today and dull. The hedgerows are bursting with wild flowers. We have just eaten our first courgette, and the plants are now outside. Gerry is going to put some supports I today for them.
Thanks Wildrose, I love it when everything starts to show colour.

30 May, 2016

 

Such a relief that the promise of warmer weather is about to start. It was so cold yesterday in the wind.
I love the scent of Hawthorne. You have some very pretty plants flowering in your garden. I thought the collective name for starlings was a noise of starlings!
You've done well to have your courgettes cropping already.

2 Jun, 2016

 

You're so right about the weather HB I've just been out hoeing the front garden, It's amazing how many weeds are coming up at the moment. I made up a Squabbling of starlings as that's what they do....

2 Jun, 2016

 

Starlings always make me want to smile, funny birds....

2 Jun, 2016

 

Same here DD. They are such characters.

3 Jun, 2016

 

You do have some lovely colour in your garden Lindak and I agree the countryside is grand this year, I guess the mild wet winter has paid off and we are now appreciating it , I love the pic of the starlings, we used to have hundreds of them in the gardens and it was very noisy at this time of the year, I think I've only seen about a dozen so far this year, that happened a few years ago with the sparrows but they are back in their hundreds so hopefully the same will happen with the starlings....

3 Jun, 2016

 

Thanks Lin, the countryside around here has been amazing with the wild flowers and hedgerows in bloom. Sometimes if there is a Sparrow hawk around they deplete the small bird population, and the weather can affect the amount of babies that survive. We love the sparrows and they seem on the increase around here too.

4 Jun, 2016

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