Monthly Archives: August 2011

Butterflies, moths and caterpillars (oh my!)

For the last 2 weeks my children have been following the steady progress of a number of caterpillars on the Nasturtiums outside the back door of our house, eagerly expecting them to turn into Butterflies.  (We have seen some beauties … Continue reading

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Zoo?

Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens are a great place for communing with nature, especially if you like squirrels. (Who I might add are rather partial to chasing eggs down hills if you ever have the chance to experiment). The Festival has … Continue reading

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Wildflowers again

My daughter was at a wildlife centre last weekend and as a prize for completing a quiz was given a small packet of wildflower seeds. I think this is a great idea and is perhaps something that the Caley could … Continue reading

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Tools of the trade

Our President is battling with weeds (aren’t we all) no doubt brought on by the combination of rain, warmth, a bit of neglect and MORE rain. Having spent some time considering how this task could be simplified her thoughts turned to … Continue reading

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