Monthly Archives: May 2021

Birds to look out for in your garden part 4

Beech Tree with nesting boxes

We’ve recently moved to a house with a beautiful old weeping beech tree, complete with two nesting boxes

I really hope we get some little nesters that we can watch flitting in and out of their home.

The boxes are only small, so I assume we may get Blue Tits or something similarly small nesting. It would be wonderful to see Wrens.

Apparently in a nest box in Norfolk 61 wrens were seen entering a box measuring just 5 inches wide!

The Wren

The Wren

The cock wren is a little bird with a big personality and a phenomenally powerful voice. The contrast between his tiny body and the enormous volume of sound he emits when singing his shrill lyrics is stupendous. His wings and tail vibrate with the effort and excitement.

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Emily Davenport

Emily Davenport

I post a blog every week featuring food, family and fun. There are lots of useful household tips, crafty ideas, giveaways and delicious recipes that I think you will find irresistible.

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Emma Snow

Emma Snow

I am the Brand Executive for Dairy Diary. A passionate foodie (with a very sweet-tooth). Who likes to blog about all things DIY & scrumptious recipes.

3 Bank Holiday Breakfasts to Eat Outdoors

Now that we are able to socialise outdoors, seize the opportunity to invite friends or family over to your garden for brunch.

As the evenings are still pretty chilly, make the most of the morning sunshine (hopefully!) with a delicious late breakfast.

Scrub the garden furniture, lay on a pretty cloth and some beautiful china; definitely your best teapot or coffee pot – dependent on your preference – and dine on the terrace.

I’ve chosen three delicious breakfast recipes from A Zest for Life cookbook, which has a chapter dedicated to ‘bountiful breakfasts’.

These recipes are packed full of good-stuff to set you up for the day. Serve with some freshly squeezed orange juice and a pot of your favourite tea or coffee.

Enjoy Bank Holiday Monday, an extra lie in is always welcome.

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Emily Davenport

Emily Davenport

I post a blog every week featuring food, family and fun. There are lots of useful household tips, crafty ideas, giveaways and delicious recipes that I think you will find irresistible.

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