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The Fritillaries have survived!

Still no sign of Mr. P, we haven’t heard him or seen him for months now, maybe he has gone to the big field in the sky. Whatever the reason, the snakeshead fritillaries are flowering nicely in the woodland, without … Continue reading

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On Guard!

Rusty Pheasant has been put in place and is guarding the first of the Fritillaries to open. I hope I’m not speaking too soon, but I haven’t heard Mr. P calling from the fields next door for quite some time … Continue reading

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Oh no!

When I came down for breakfast this morning, I couldn’t believe it…….. …….he has brought a friend!!! He obviously doesn’t consider the second pheasant a threat to his territory as they haven’t been fighting, they just seem very friendly! Does … Continue reading

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He’s back!

I woke suddenly this morning at 4am and then heard a loud squawking outside. I immediately knew who was prowling round the garden. He has stayed on the fields all winter with his harem of ladies, but now he is … Continue reading

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It’s catch up time.

I left you with the tale of the white pheasant while we sailed away  for a weeks break. Having returned late last night, the first thing I did this morning was to check the greenhouse to see if my meconopsis … Continue reading

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The phantom fritillary eater.

You may remember a previous post about our phantom fritillary eater, and I ended up accusing the male pheasant which struts around the garden after waking me at 5 in the morning. The other day, when I went to draw … Continue reading

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Decapitated – almost every last one!

Last week while we had torrential rain and I couldn’t get into the garden, mass decapitation was taking place in the woodland! I couldn’t believe it when I went there today to see how my snakeshead fritillaries were coming on, … Continue reading

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