Tarantulas In Our Backyard — Part II, What’s Their Story? — Sonoran Images

You may enlarge any image in this blog by clicking on it. Click again for a detailed view. Yesterday, I spoke a bit about the five tarantulas (at least) that live in our backyard. Today, I’m going to post a few more images and tell these spiders’ story. I’m hoping that you’ll wind up being […]

Tarantulas In Our Backyard — Part II, What’s Their Story? — Sonoran Images

The Digiscopers — walmermeadows

The year now seems to be galloping past and it has got to the point when the sea becomes so inviting that even I may consider going in for a swim. I haven’t got there yet personally, but everyone else has. Down at the white cliffs, the chicks in the second Kestrel nest are growing […]

The Digiscopers — walmermeadows

Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey calls on people to count butterflies to help map and measure populations — Life & Soul Magazine

Wildlife charity Butterfly Conservation is calling on people to count butterflies for 15 minutes during bright and preferably sunny weather, as part of this year’s Big Butterfly Count. The UK-wide survey simply asks you to spend 15 minutes in an outdoor space counting the amount and type of butterflies (and some day-flying moths) you see. […]

Big Butterfly Count: UK-wide survey calls on people to count butterflies to help map and measure populations — Life & Soul Magazine

SOCIAL DISTANCING — Wildonline.blog

Amazing Grace, the hedgehog preservation campaign, is urging Britain’s gardeners to ‘socially distance’ from wildlife in their gardens, following a spate of wild animals being ‘rescued’ from their natural habitat. Lockdown has tempted Britons out into their gardens and into their sheds where they’ve been surprised to find they share their space with hundreds of […]

SOCIAL DISTANCING — Wildonline.blog

Hot & Humid Won’t Slow Us Down!

It’s been blazing hot and incredibly humid in central Ontario over the last few weeks, and the days head don’t indicate that a cool-down is coming any time soon. Despite the heat, the garden is looking great with strong showing from the usual seasonal suspects – mini roses, daylilies, astilbe, coneflowers and various assorted containers brimming with petunias, marigolds, dahlias and other annuals. The deer are giving me a run for my green thumb though, time will only tell who will win this battle.