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Wildlife Garden : Create a Small Wildlife Garden
Create a Wildlife
can involve as much or as little effort as the gardener allows.
Wildlife Garden : Autumn Treats for the Hedgehogs.
It can take weeks
digging vegetable beds, months planning fruit and vegetable garden
spaces and years generally labouring in the garden - out there at
dawn and back out again at dusk, plus devoting any spare time
in-between; creating a wildlife garden (or a kitchen garden, for that
matter) can be a challenge.
The plans are (being
a decade wiser) for a small wildlife garden (and a small kitchen
garden), involving less gardening-effort - making adjustments to
improve and nurture the natural environment and garden rather than
going for a complete overhaul, as in the past – when the garden
resembled an allotment.
A wildlife garden
that fits in with the demands and pace other work and commitments –
but one which attracts a host of benefits for the garden inhabitants:
safe places to live, feed, breed and shelter.
A hedgehog might
enjoy a few late fruit windfalls, slugs and acorns before it finds a
cosy place for winter hibernation. In devouring the treats from the
garden, it naturally helps with the autumn tidy!
and Blogging - Wildlife Kitchen Garden!
Wildlife Drawing Classes Wildlife art classes in drawing wildlife.
There is more to be gained from drawing British wildlife than
drawing and sketching alone – with wildlife art classes, there can be enjoyment in discovering about some of Britain’s favourite animals and birds in the
company of other artists and nature enthusiasts, through drawing
wildlife classes which bring together like-minded individuals in a pleasant setting.
Drawing animals and birds from life is an excellent
way to engage with the natural world around us. An
understanding of wildlife anatomy, behaviour and environment, through
observations and sketches, can help build the skills and knowledge
necessary for more detailed graphite or coloured pencil drawings of
British wildlife and birds.
Drawing class subjects include the familiar favourites such as: foxes,
squirrels, hedgehogs, mice, deer and birds, plus some of the more
elusive characters from the British countryside – badgers, otters,
wildcats, newts, hawks and…
British Wildlife Watercolours.
British wildlife, birds and flowers are carefully painted using
watercolours, based on the wildlife and botanical subjects from the
garden and local woods.
Wildlife such as small British woodland
animals (badgers, foxes, squirrels, mice, bats, deer, otters, wild
cats, stoats, weasels - even wild boar, pine martens, beavers and, one day, lynx may return to the wilds of Britain!) and UK garden birds, butterflies and bees, along with
ladybirds and dragonflies, add to the joys to be found in the garden, or just beyond, all year round.
Watercolours can be used to capture the beauty in the animal or plant subject using the fluidity of the paints.
Everyone's favourite! A beautiful owl resting amongst the bluebells.
Watercolours can be used in a variety of wildlife paintings for
different effects based on creative preferences. For the traditional,
realistic bird and wild animal paintings, dry applications of paint
are built up slowly to create depth and form…