First One of the Year, Bertie!

Originally posted on Scratch Bonsai:
Well, Bertie, after you asked about the blog the other night, I feel properly motivated to kick start again after a longer than expected absence from bonsai related activities.  I do apologise, Bertie (and others!) if you’ve been checking in and leaving disappointed.  This is perhaps a good opportunity to give you readers some notice that for the month of… Continue reading First One of the Year, Bertie!

Toxins killing Saltpan birds

Originally posted on Hermanus Bird Club:
A dramatic increase in what is commonly known as blue-green algae is causing the deaths of birds at the Vermont Saltpan. At least 14 carcasses have been found and taken away to be destroyed – mainly shovelers, geese, teals and a couple of gulls, Club veteran Mike Ford said this week. The death toll is expected to rise. “There are also… Continue reading Toxins killing Saltpan birds