Tag Archives: frogs

My Garden Journal in 2016 – March

We were expecting March to bring some signs of spring but really our seasons remained confused and muddled. March has brought us warm sunny days, days with cold biting winds, days with heavy persistent rain and many combinations of these. … Continue reading

Posted in birds, colours, flowering bulbs, garden photography, garden ponds, garden pools, garden wildlife, gardening, gardens, irises, log piles, natural pest control, ornamental trees and shrubs, Shropshire, spring bulbs, spring gardening, village gardens, water garden, water in the garden, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

My Garden Journal – February

Here we are with part two of my post featuring my garden journal, where we can look at what was going on in our garden in February. The first entry in my Garden Journal for February shares another quote from … Continue reading

Posted in colours, flowering bulbs, garden photography, garden ponds, garden pools, garden wildlife, gardening, grasses, hardy perennials, light, light quality, ornamental grasses, ornamental trees and shrubs, recycling, Shropshire, spring bulbs, spring gardening, trees, wildlife, Winter Gardening, winter gardens | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The Stuttering Start to Spring

We have been getting signs that Spring may be on its way. Buds of Hawthorn and Elder have started to split open to allow the brightest of green leaves to squeeze their way out. Yesterday frogs left us a gift in the wildlife … Continue reading

Posted in colours, garden photography, gardening, shrubs, wildlife | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Frog Chorus – it’s frog time in the garden.

We have been gardening with wildlife in mind now for four decades.We have endeavoured to include a wildlife pond in each of our 4 gardens in that time. Each year the frogs attracted to the ponds gather together towards the end of … Continue reading

Posted in conservation, garden wildlife, gardening, natural pest control, wildlife, winter gardens | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Greenhouse Pest Control

This has to be the greenest method of pest control any gardener can have in the greenhouse. He is one big frog! We are so lucky to have not just frogs but also toads and newts to help rid the … Continue reading

Posted in garden wildlife, gardening, grow your own | Tagged , , ,