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Sir David Attenborough spent lockdown ‘listening to birds’ in his garden

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Sir David Attenborough has said that he has spent the coronavirus lockdown “listening to birds” while sat in his garden.

The beloved nature documentarian recently joined Instagram, where he broke the record for the shortest time taken to amass one million followers.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast, Attenborough said: “The message that I am concerned about is so important I would use any medium to get it out.”

Attenborough recently authored both a book and Netflix documentary entitled A Life On Our Planet.

The 94-year-old presenter also described lockdown as “a vision of what life can be like when you’ve got more time to sit and stare”.

“I’ve certainly spent more time in my garden listening to birds, than I have for a very long time,” he said. 

“A lot of people have been surprised by that – a lot of people have suddenly realised

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The Cambridge family join Sir David Attenborough for garden screening of A Life On Our Planet

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their three children, Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis, met up with Sir David Attenborough last week, as they all attended a very special outdoor screening.

The Cambridges and Sir David met up in the gardens of Kensington Palace to watch the environmentalist’s upcoming feature film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet.

Alongside lovely photos taken at the outdoor event, the official @KensingtonPalace Instagram account posted in the caption: “With a shared passion for protecting the natural world, they continue to support one another in their missions to tackle some of the biggest environmental challenges our planet faces.

“This includes working together on The @EarthshotPrize, the most prestigious global environment prize in history – further details of which will be shared in the coming weeks.”

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David Austin Roses For The Home & Garden|Gardening Series 4

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While I was researching and writing this post last week we had moderate temperatures and I was itching to get in my gardens, however….you know weather…six inches of new snow!

So, while I won’t be able to get in my gardens just yet.

I have plenty of Southern friends who are sprucing, trimming and planting their Summer gardens right now!

So let’s chat, tell me what you are up to.

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You know us gardeners wanting to…..know all the good dirt!

Don’t you just love this darling gardening apron?

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David Austin roses have the most lovely fragrance and are available in a wide range of colors.
The David Austin Website has a wonderful selection of books and calendars too.
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DavidAustin has been perfecting the beautiful English rose for 60 years.

While the David Austin Rose is picture perfect for any garden, if you are striving for cottage garden ambience this

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