Summer Flora & Fauna
My Summer starts in March!
When my Red Mason Bees are anxious to get out to the pollen and nectar ~
good luck little bees
Red Mason Bee
Summer flowers this year were saved and put out because of Lock-down no shops.
They all seemed to get going ~
Greenhouse & Saved plants Tomatoes seeds in pots Tomatoes just sprouting
Summer Flowers now in Summer Bloom
Begonia Begonia Geraniums
Then look after the fruit trees which came along well ~ difficult in the drought
Conference Pears Victoria Plum Queen Cox Apples
Not able to get new seeds for herbs as all sold out and no shopping ~ so again saved from last year ~
Mint Chives Sungold Tomatoes
In Mid May rescued this tiny little Bird ~ Now he's a lovely confident happy chappy out in the garden
looking after himself ~ I see him from time to time.
Baby Dunnock Baby Dunnock Grown!
Video of Grown up Bird Showing off cleaning feathers
This little Dunnock is my Happiest experience this year ~ so happy to have helped him grow up.
Summer 2020 has been challenging but still a huge amount of birds visited the garden:
Lots of baby birds of all sorts, Baby Robins with spotty chests, Siskins, Dunnocks, Bullfinches, Blackbirds, Song Thrush, Siskins, Greenfinches, Goldfinches, Wrens, Nuthatches, Tree Creepers, Wood Peckers, Collared Doves and many more all lovely and all welcome to the feeders constantly being refilled ~ and the water for hot days.
Hanging Bird Feeder Water bowl Old Tree Logs kept for bugs
The Garden and all it's Produce, Flora and Fauna have as usual been a very happy experience.
What is your happiest time in the Garden and especially this year?
Lovely topic @TallTrees
From your post, I gather you have a large garden, with fruit trees and also a greenhouse?
So good to see your saved plants doing so well. (The advantage of a greenhouse, as well as growing plants and veg from seeds)
Love the old tree logs for insects.
Great story about the baby Dunnock
My garden is my happy place. Watching the birds at the feeder, the plants growing (even though they were planted earlier than normal) Also listening the the water feature and the bamboo wood chimes.
Really enjoyed reading this topic. Thank you for the pictures as well.
*The Game Is On*
Thank you @Cleoriff for your comments and interest. I tried my best to make it interesting. That little darling Dunnock was a wonderful happy time for us such a sweetie.
Yes very large garden. I love the logs too, see the holes, heaven knows what came ot of those some look very large.
My greenhouse is useful I don't heat it.
Nothing like a garden for keeping a person grounded Cleo!
Heaven definitely is water feature, chimes, birds flowers everything even bugs (perhaps not🙃)
Glad you liked it.
Lovely interesting topic @TallTrees
I`m probably the Community`s worse gardener. I don`t do anything not only because not fit enough but if I tried any planting or tendering plants etc they would probably die.
But do appreciate a well-maintained garden and those who work hard in theirs and make a difference.
Also it was great to see the pictures and read about the rescue of Dunnock.
I bought a strimmer....to do the bits the council misses!
There endeth my gardening apart from watering the tub in the hot weather (so that would be one day a month!)
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