Feed the Birds – Attracting the Finches

Feed the Birds – it’s not tuppence a bag anymore. But it’s well worth it. There have been some feeders hanging in an apple tree in the garden for years. Mixed seed, fat balls and peanuts have attracted many birds. Lots and lots of sparrows, plus a few blue tits and great tits. There are…

In Search of Orchards

Some good, old apple crates in the shop at the moment lead to thinking about apples, which lead to thinking about orchards and a compelling urge to see some. The hunt was on. There are a few dotted around this part of Dorset – but not on any scale. It was time to venture further…