This is the question I’ve been asking myself lately. I’ve noticed more ladybirds than ever in my garden this year. They’ve popped up all over the place – in pots, under the bin lids, on doorframes, in the house, and – thankfully – on my plants, presumably feasting on any pests which would dare to… Read More Where do ladybirds go in winter?
I hadn’t even stepped into the woods when I heard the noise which literally stopped me in my tracks and made me grin broadly. The sharp rapping sound of the Great Spotted Woodpecker rang out – a warm, hollow drumming; I stepped forward and there was a distinctive bouncy flutter through the trees; then it… Read More A walk in the woods