Thoughts…

This edition of Ideal Home has a great feature on Wildlife garden ideas – 17 easy ways to turn your outdoor space into a haven for wildlife

https://www.idealhome.co.uk/garden/garden-ideas/wildlife-garden-ideas-224133

These include insect friendly plants. Additional bird food during the spring breeding season to encourage birds to flock to your garden. Letting your lawn grow a while, important for butterflies to lay their eggs in. Leave tidying up borders and shrubs until late winter or early spring, to provide shelter for insects throughout winter and creating a bee hotel …. What are your tips ?

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Water and air, the two essential fluids on which all life depends, have become global garbage cans.

Jacques Yves Cousteau

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day, he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer. But if he spends his days as a speculator, shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time, he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.

Henry David Thoreau

It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. It’s not just climate change; it’s sheer space, places to grow food for this enormous horde. Either we limit our population growth or the natural world will do it for us, and the natural world is doing it for us right now.

David Attenborough

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