THE STORY OF THE SPIDER STUMP

THE STORY OF THE SPIDER STUMP

WARNING…..INCLUDES CONFRONTING SPIDER PICTURE! It wasn’t until my friend  Dianne told me about her battle to get rid of ivy in her new garden that I realized my own ivy problem had become super-serious.  Stupidly, I  had deliberately  spread the variegated variety around. I’d considered it more

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SOCIAL HISTORY AND THE SATIN BOWERBIRD

SOCIAL HISTORY AND THE SATIN BOWERBIRD

Perhaps the most entertaining and interesting  bird in my garden is the  Australian Satin Bowerbird. The difference in appearance  between females and juveniles and the adult male is hard to believe.  Initially the birds are olive green, with cream and brown  scalloped chests,  bronze wings and tail.

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