Monthly Archives: January 2022

Frozen bird bath

Another heavy frost. Of course I broke the ice after taking the photo!

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Braving the weather

Despite the heavy overnight frosts and low daytime temperature this Gazania is still in flower in the front garden.

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Tufty

I seem to have got a few photos loaded with the wrong date recently, Rather than try to re-organise them I’ve left them as they were, but I apologise that although I took a photo each day, they may not … Continue reading

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Cyclamen

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Orchid – without bugs!

A different view of some of the flowers on the orchid, this time with less damage from the bugs!

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Blue tit

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Mealy bugs

I think I will have to give up on the orchids, as despite regular treatment the mealy bugs keep returning, and they spread onto other plants as well.

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Coal tit

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Christmas rose

AKA hellebore – the flower was out well before Christmas, but there was no snow then.

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Agile blackbird

This blackbird regularly visits the peanut feeder and seems to have no difficulty landing on it and hanging on securely. It’s quite unusual to find a b blackbird that seems to like peanuts – I’ve, seen them eating sunflower hearts … Continue reading

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