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Deadwood in the garden

Deadwood is a┬ácomplex range of different microhabitats, which evolve over time. Lots of invertebrates feed on dead wood and many fungi depend on it too. In my garden, I have placed several logs near shrubs and trees. They provide shelter … Continue reading

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Enhancing Wildlife and Biodiversity in the garden

Biodiversity in the back garden A possible definition of Biodiversity could be: the variability among living organisms from all sources, including, inter alia, terrestrial, marine, and other aquatic ecosystems, and the ecological complexes of which they are part: this includes … Continue reading

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A midwinter garden ~ December 2012

It’s winter and nature seems to be asleep. However there are still signs of life in the garden. The weather so far has been very mild and very wet. This situation is good for fungi. In my garden, there are … Continue reading

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Lime trees, wonderful for bees and soil improvers

Lime trees / basswood or Tilia species I have always associated lime trees with summer. In the southern part of the Netherlands where I live, the town council has planted many trees and if the conditions are right, especially on … Continue reading

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