Plentiful earthworms and water draws the thrushes and robins.
This is why I wanted to have a pond: enlarge for better view-- Obviously the pond is far from finished, but at least now I have an electrical outlet to run the pump. Stay tuned for the finished product...
Winter interest part 2 I mentioned in the previous post that ways to create winter interest in our garden is to "think of the aspects to the garden that you like through the rest of the year, and then find winter tolerant providers-- texture, colour, movement, smell". So a quick note on "movement". Wind causing movement … Continue reading Winter Interest, Part 2
This article, "City hopes bird strategy will take flight", appeared in today's Vancouver Sun. Apparently Vancouver aims to make the area increasingly bird-friendly, and city management will tell us how to do that. Which is what I've been writing about since I started RLGS. (Sorry for all the links--better than cutting and pasting.)
Garden Fauna You'll know by now how much I love the critters (some of them, anyway--not too partial to rats, but haven't seen any lately…) that frequent my garden. I try to have a wildlife-friendly space, following the principles I've written about. It helps that across the street is a wide, wild border of shrubs … Continue reading Garden Fauna