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Postby Diane » Wed Feb 06, 2019 2:47 pm

ladybirds does it make to conjure up springtime? I've just seen one very busy little soul trundling about on an old penstemon leaf - at least it's a start :roll:
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Postby robo » Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:22 pm

Watch out the one swallow douse not eat it
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Postby Monika » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:48 pm

How lovely, Diane! It's strange how any little sign of spring is so welcome, isn't it? I heard my first mistle thrush singing today and last night in the gentle rain, a frog hopped across our garden path. It's be frog spawn next!
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Postby Primrose » Wed Feb 06, 2019 7:28 pm

We,ve had a couple of brave bumble bees buzzing around our heather plants for most sunny days this winter. I always think the first frog arriving heralds real signs of spring but the ice on our mini pond has barely melted since the weekend's snow so I fear it will be a while yet. When I spot the heron regularly flying around overhead doing a recce of local ponds I know it,s time to put the pond protective covering on ! We,re not getting as many frogs in our garden as we used to so need to protect them.
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Postby tigerburnie » Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:35 pm

We are still frozen, sure winter is with us for a while yet.
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Postby Stephen » Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:19 pm

I'd have to wait for spring then look for ladybirds!
It is still very wet and miserable outside.
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