As a nation we love feeding the birds. But it’s just as important to ensure they have a safe and reliable source of fresh water says Jean Vernon
Gardeners are well placed to make a big difference to pollinators. Jean Vernon suggests lots of ways to help these precious creatures
Choose a high quality bird food that feeds a wide range of species with one mix and is packed with nutrient rich ingredients
There is something magical about watching birds feed in your own garden. But it’s not just about putting out bird food. What we grow in our gardens can be a vital lifeline too. As winter approaches there is much we can do to help wildlife get through the cold bleak months.
Feeding the birds can add a wonderful dimension to your garden. These delightful creatures will feed, bathe, dance and roost in your trees and shrubs filling your world with their beauty, grace and antics
Watching the garden birds is a wonderful way to lift your spirits at any time of year. The lively antics […]
There’s a real energy in the spring garden, from the frantic activity as our feathered friends start to nest. It can start as early as February in a mild spring, but my mid-March nesting season is usually well and truly upon us.
Mention moles to most gardeners and the conversation immediately turns to lawns. Lovely swaths of manicured lawn punctuated by vast and numerous mounds of freshly, finely tilled soil.
The garden birds aren’t just pretty to look at, they a vital weapon in the gardeners war on pests.
In the depths of winter the gardener’s friend, the robin becomes the star of the garden.
The garden is rich in autumn fruit, seeds, nuts and berries and also insects, but competition is fierce. Here are 5 ways to help the birds over winter.
Foxes are as much a part of our UK wildlife as any other creature, says Jean Vernon