Tag Archive: butterflies

2014 – The year in focus

Whilst 2013 had been a relatively warm and sunny year for the “Wildlife Garden Balcony” , 2014 could best be described as more of a “mixed bag” –  meteorologicaly speaking.  Nevertheless , the… Continue reading

2013 – The year in focus

In comparison to  the relentlessly wet weather throughout 2012, the relatively drier and warmer weather during 2013  had been considerably better for the Wildlife Garden Balcony and the creatures it supports.  You may… Continue reading

2012. The year in focus.

I honestly can’t  remember such a long and relentlessly wet spring and summer as I have experienced this year. Unfortunately, the relentless rain meant that I spent considerably less time out on my… Continue reading

The Dustbin Lid Meadow

What’s green, circular, covered in bees and “pings” if you flick it? A dustbin lid meadow of course! Wildflower Meadows are some of the best wildlife habitats we have , supporting countless bees, butterflies… Continue reading

The City Planter article

http://www.cityplanter.co.uk/inspiration/gardens/a-balcony-wildlife-garden


Small Tortoiseshell

Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly sipping nectar from my balcony’s wild flowers. I was fortunate to get a photo of this beautiful butterfly whilst having my breakfast on the balcony, the other morning. It’s caterpillars… Continue reading

What inspired me to make a “Wildlife Garden” Balcony?

I like gardening and I like nature. Having once had a large garden, a decade earlier,  I had managed to combine my love of both by creating a garden “wildlife reserve”, complete with… Continue reading