Links on the Web


Here are a small number of links that you may find interesting after your visit to my garden.
The last minor update was on 3 January 2007. It may change from time to time so keep on checking it.

The page desperately needs reconstruction - A job for a wet winter's day perhaps!

When you select a link it will appear in a new window which may hide this window.

Local weather conditions:



The current Met Office five day forecast for Aldershot

Aldershot Weather Station (Peter Benney's Weather Pages)

Weather at Farnborough airfield (about 5km, 3 miles north of us)

Brickfields Countryside Park

A new, and excellent website for 2008 dedicated to House Martins by John in Berkshire

A new Nestbox Diary  for 2006 in Hertfordshire, complete with webcam and video clips
by Martin and Sarah

The disabled Forest of Dean Birders site

A diary of life in the woods of Maine in the NE united States

By Laurie and Drew

A new diary of life in a very small garden in Ijmuiden, Holland

By Shirley Obrien

A diary of Wildlife in and around a garden in Rossendale - a wilder part of Britain

By Steve

A diary chronicling the  transformation of a garden into a meadow (with lots of useful advice) - situated in South Wales,near Kefig National Nature Reserve, where the site's creator works in countryside management

By Dave Carrington

A Scottish Diary about a garden which is a lot tidier than mine, and the birds that visit it

By Shirley

A Photographic record of Insects in the Belgian countryside
by Philippe Moniotte

Great Tit webcam in Ipswich
By Andrew and Alison Damant

A Blue Tit nest box diary at Mayford near Woking, Surrey:
by Elizabeth and Malcolm Bigg

Blue Tits, Badgers and Foxes:
A West Wales site by David and Viv Hall

Birds of Britain:
The Monthly Web Magazine For Birdwatchers

For a very comprehensive international list of nesting bird sites go to

International Birding/Wild Birds including Webcam listings :
Surrey Amphibian and Reptile Group (SARG)

Nature Notes:
Observations of nature in Lancing, West Sussex

A site that specialises in Ground Beetles and Ladybirds in London and Essex:
 by Paul Mabbott

British Butterflies:
A site where Steven Cheshire has coupled his interest in photographing butterflies with an impressive commercial enterprise.

Some Bumblebee site:

A very informative site about bees and pollination in the USA, with lots of related links.

Wildflower Links for gardeners :

Flora-for-fauna native species checklist : code checklist)

Local Biological Records Centre serving the Cheshire region :

0ver the garden gate

An environmentally friendly, interactive UK gardening cyber-community with a border for everyone.

Forum and Chat Room, Picture Album (add your own!), Gardening and wildlife information, archives and much more

Countryside Law in England and Wales :

The Wildlife Trusts :