Occasional journal posts on a range of subjects, but primarily wildlife and gardening and the way the two interact. Gardening for wildlife. The entries are usually illustrated and hopefully informative.
The most recent three posts are to be found lower down this page.
Are you in search of simply some good photographs ? On a separate website I offer such a collection of photographs with never more a short sentence of description.
A few freelocal guidebooks (local being Montreal West Island) for birders and botanists. Plus …
… some high quality photographs taken around Baie-D’Urfé that can be downloaded and used to make you calendars or greetings cards or to frame.
1000 Species - Neighbourhood Nature
A personal project to record local biodiversityand to share information with people in the neighbourhood. The first 500 species being ‘revealed’ daily. Sooner or later a local guidebook will appear.
A few pages/sections on diverse subjects including the plant project, some recipes, sourdough bread and interesting walks. Whatever doesn’t fit in with the main headings. Please follow the “More Stuff” section on the main menu above.
** The most recent three posts are below. Earlier posts can be found on the Blog page linked to above.
We have a much loved etching by the English artist Graham Clarke hanging in our dining room ... admire it every day. This is another of his works that pretty well sums up life for us these days - apart from the thatched roof. No complaints.
An afternoon in July The experiment with "no-mow" gardening continues and now we are in the first half of July and three years along the road to creating a "mead" where once there were boring, monoculture grasses. It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words so here is a small gallery of photographs taken from [...]
Baltimore Oriole As most people know, to attract a Baltimore Oriole to your garden you are supposed to put out fresh fruit - a half orange being a classic meal for them or maybe some grapes. This immature male arrived and obviously had not yet reached that page in the How to be a Better Oriole instruction [...]