Wildlife in the gardens

The Birds Know Spring Is Here!

The birds are making good use of our new feeding/nesting tree this week and our customers are making good use of the new outdoor coffee area  to birdwatch, not sure who is watching whom. So far this week April 4th I’ve spotted/ heard Robin, Blue Tit, Red Kite, Curlew, Crow, Wren, Chaffinch, Great Tit, Geese, […]

We’ve heard a Curlew this week

Don’t forget to feed the birds this week

Hedgehog July evening


Swallows arriving in April

We have lots of trees, shrubs, perennials and alpines flowering in the gardens, some at least 2 weeks early on previous years.

Ringlet Butterfly in Birkheads Meadow garden (July)

Thanks to Alan for this lovely pic of a Ringlet butterfly, one of a pair spotted on Sunday July 15th in the Goose Meadow. Its great to have so many expert ‘spotters’ visiting the gardens. Alan also informed me that we have a good colony of Tree Sparrows and tells me that they are easily […]