It’s ALL about timing We’ve had some new arrivals in the garden here at Sheepskin Towers – our goldfish felt suitably happy enough to lay eggs into this home made breeding mop, and by a stroke of luck we were lucky enough to catch it after the males had fertilised the eggs, but before all … Read more Baby goldfish, newly hatched
Stunning display of House Martin’s flight from our bedroom window here at Sheepskin Towers this morning… August is the House Martin’s last chance to mate, most will only mate once in their whole life. Both males and females feed the young, even young from a previous clutch of eggs will help feed the newly hatched. … Read more Stunning House Martin flight from bedroom window [video]
Let’s not pretend this summer has been jam-packed with great weather, probably the best we can say is ‘the garden needs the rain’. “Ashley Starkes Tie Dye Dress and Delias Lips Tee” by Lucy Burrows is licensed under CC BY 2.0 It’s fun As we lurch towards the beginning of the autumn term parents across … Read more Tie Dye Tuesday!
In a busy household sometimes we seem to be just coping with life, rushing between work, school, day trips, more work… But what is life if we don’t take time to just sit and watch? “LEISURE” What is this life if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. No time to … Read more The importance of watching birds [video]
Summer time, the time to create simple, low-maintenance garden planters to brighten up your outdoor living space. Low-Maintenance garden planters made from old furniture This container was knocked together using the slats from an outgrown child’s bed. The untreated softwood will rot, but it’ll darken beautifully and encourage to moss to spread all over (hopefully). … Read more 7 Easy Made low-maintenance garden planters