This isn’t normal…

Hi everyone Apologies for the long absence! Time has just got away with me these past few months. Thought I’d share something with you I saw today…  Walking with Jassy, I spotted on the floor a little tree bumble bee??? Very lethargic, very cold – so we had to cut the walk short to bring…

Buzzy Bottoms Up! 

Happy hump day everyone! I can’t honestly believe how fast the weeks are whizzing by… I’ve not managed to get to the allotment much in the past few weeks but I did pay a visit last week.  Finally, the beautiful globe artichokes have started to flower and I’ve been bee watching… 🙂         Lottie Land…

Thank you ‘Little Lady’

This morning I received a very exciting email… Diane from the National Allotment Society informed me that I have WON FIRST PRIZE in their allotment photography competition!  I just couldn’t believe it 🙂 I’m completely over the moon and so happy I could burst.  They said they will try and use the other images I…

Bee Talk at Bud Garden Centre

I have to admit I’m slightly obsessed with bees.  After reading a book by James Dearsley ‘From A to Bee’, following his first year as a beginner beekeeper, I’m constantly thinking about beekeeping and all things of a buzzy nature 😀So it was perfect timing last week… me and Mr.B had a drive out to Bud Garden…

Fantastic Foxgloves

I only learnt yesterday that this week is Foxglove Week (Wednesday 28 May – Wednesday 4 June).  Armed with my camera, I’ve been out to our allotment to have a wander around the site, taking pictures of the striking towers of foxgloves 😀 So, I’m celebrating Foxglove Week with you… Here they are looking fabulous on…

The Bugs of ‘Bug Lane’

I’m really chuffed about how well my cheap packet of wildflower seeds did this year.  I wasn’t very hopeful that they would do anything, how wrong I was! 🙂 The wild flowers have brought a big boost of life on our plot. It’s been great being on bug watch, I spy… ladybirds, bumble bees, honey…