I know that I’m seriously risking boring some of you here…it’s another update on my wildlife pond, which I created last summer as a lockdown diversion: Toad spawn!!!! I’m so happy – a big fat mamma toad and… Read More
A low pressure system to the west brings very wet, mild air from the south. I’m getting excited! Amphibians are on the move under the cover of darkness and every day, I check signs of their presence in… Read More
On a beautiful February day, I can see Spring unfolding … … I even spotted the first toad in my pond last night!
A sunny day and I’ve been peering into my pond, watching the most amazingly weird life form… …a transluscent tube, between 7 and 12 mm long, with central rod looking like a gut, but that’s not all… It… Read More
It is good to see that the public is reminded of the importance of small freshwater bodies for biodiversity by the Helen Briggs at the BBC: Having created a wildlife pond in my own garden this summer, I… Read More