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Welcome to The Lilac Grove.. Or ‘Duncan Richardson the man with the Hedgehogs’ :-) Following on from the excitement of Autumnwatch last year, I’ve been talking hedgehogs on Springwatch Unsprung, and done some filming for The Eden Channel

Have a look around the blog, there’s advice on Hedgehogs, videos and Live Cameras. You may even see a hedgehog on them from dusk onwards. For more up to date info follow me on twitter.

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Butterflies and Moths

Butterflies and Moths The no mow section of the garden continues to pay dividends, with several garden firsts this week.I was luck enough to see this Common Blue butterfly A Small Skipper has [more]

Moth Night

Moth Night This weekend was the annual running of Moth Night. It's designed to get people more interested in moths with lots of events around the country. If you've seen any [more]

Hatchings

HatchingsIt appears to have been a week of hatching here.The Robin eggs have hatched! They appeared to hatch on Friday. Not sure how many there are yet though, it's quite [more]

No Mow Pays Off

No Mow Pays OffFor the last two years I haven't being mowing, just strips so there are paths to walk around the garden. It's now really paying off with an increase in the numbers [more]

Another Nest and Some Hawks

Another Nest and Some Hawks The Robin has definitely decided to nest again! A day or two after the chicks fledged, she came and pulled out some of the old nest, and then made another cup. I [more]

More Fledging

More Fledging After exactly 14 days the robins have fledged. All of a sudden they decided to go on Thursday lunchtime. One decided it would return after an hour, but left again shortly [more]