Wildlife in my garden

Miranda Hodgson blogs on the wildlife discoveries she makes in her Oxfordshire garden.

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  • The all-you-can-eat fuchsia buffet

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Re-locating elephant hawkmoth caterpillars to a disliked fuchsia 

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  • Looking at slugs

    By Miranda Hodgson
    I've been trying to see slugs in a more kindly light - close-up, they're really quite ...

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  • How many mealworms can a blackbird pick ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    The blackbirds make great efforts to pick up as many mealworms as they can cram into their ...

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  • New bees on the block

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Honey bee swarm season is here and the bees are busy!

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  • Birds, bees and butterflies on the wing

    By Miranda Hodgson
    As wildlife awake we see flurries of activity in the woods and in the garden

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  • Word recognition for the birds

    By Miranda Hodgson
    After years of talking to our bird visitors they are now reacting to a particular word

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  • Weaving hedges among the trees

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Combining wood brash into hedgerows provides habitats as well as structure in the woodland

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  • Readying the wildlife garden for spring

    By Miranda Hodgson
    The garden is already attractive to wildlife, but there is always more I can do

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  • Season of mellow fruitfulness - and ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Autumn is with us again, the fungi appear like magic and the biting midges are out with a ...

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  • Where have all the butterflies gone?

    By Miranda Hodgson
    2016 has been a very poor year for butterflies, but I must try to help those that are on the ...

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  • First forays into beekeeping

    By Miranda Hodgson
    After a swarm arrived in the garden this summer, we decided to give a home to another bee ...

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  • The birds' new feathers

    By Miranda Hodgson
    The robin's feathers have given it extra speed and agility. Will the same happen for the ...

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