Guest posts for Dorset Wildlife Trust’s nature blog. Follow the dated links within this post to read each piece.

What to look out for in your garden – early June

As the days lengthen, more and more insects are appearing but some, such as butterflies, may also be conspicuous in their absence. From flying leaves to dragons in your shrubs, here are a few things to spot in your garden in early June. First published 4 June 2020

What to look out for in your garden – late May

Take a careful look in your wildlife friendly garden or while out exercising, you may find more than you were expecting. From tiny crickets to beautiful damselflies, spring, and the promise of warmer weather, could well be transforming the garden, parks and countryside around you. First published 17 May 2020

Potty about pollinators: It started with a red girdle…

Find out how Jane’s passion for pollinators grew after a chance encounter with a red girdle in her overgrown Dorset garden. First published 12 July 2019