Wildlife in my garden

Miranda Hodgson blogs on the wildlife discoveries she makes in her Oxfordshire garden.

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  • Bird brains? Don't you believe it.

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Observing robins living in garden centres, it's plain they're not daft

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  • One way to gauge insect numbers

    By Miranda Hodgson
    I took some plant stems home from the woods, but forgot to take them out of the car. Let's ...

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  • Autumn is under way and the wildlife ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    As we slowly move through autumn, the wildlife we see changes but there is still plenty to be ...

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  • Hedgehogs, birds and a butterfly ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    The hedgehogs and birds are entertaining, but butterflies have a dirty secret

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  • Signs of approaching winter are all ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    From hedgehog activity, hooting owls and spiders in the bath, the signs of approaching winter ...

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  • The robin returns – again

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Looking a little bit the worse for wear, the robin has surprised us by returning after a ...

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  • 'Autumn orphans' need our help

    By Miranda Hodgson
    'Autumn's hedgehog orphans need our help to survive the winter

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  • Feeding up the hedgehogs

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Rescuing an orphan hedgehog and viewing a family of hogs in the garden

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  • A happiness of hedgehogs

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Hedgehogs have moved into our courtyard, so we are making them welcome - here's how to ...

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  • Finding new plants for pollinators 

    By Miranda Hodgson
    Investing in plants for pollinators - and new discoveries

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  • Providing for moths and flying insects

    By Miranda Hodgson
    A moth-attracting plant proves interesting while bees and wasps prefer dirty water

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  • The surprising secrets of pears and ...

    By Miranda Hodgson
    A genus-jumping, horny orange fungus plagues a pear tree; dealing with the creepy-crawlies ...

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