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A friend of mine is being kept awake at night by a 'bird'. It starts singing at about 4.30am and continues until he gets up. My friend is quite vexed by this bird and would rather it didn't exist. He doesn't know its identity, but it's likely
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is generally the case with autumn lawn care) looked considerably worse than it did before we started.But at least the disaster zone is now level and the words ' has potential' is uppermost in my mind. I just hope the local bird population is not now feeding
A local cat has found my garden. It was only a matter of time, I suppose, after I had made the frogs, birds and mouse so welcome. And what a lure they must be, for the cat has to scale a six foot wall to reach them, as well as face my wrath each
of the last flowers.Anyway, I tell you all this not only to entertain you with tales of my day but also to demonstrate the fact that this garden teems with wildlife. Apart from those mentioned we have birds a-go-go, the odd hedgehog and there is a grass snake
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I thought my garden was already quite a haven for mammals, birds and insects, but there is always more you can do for them. With this in mind I've just registered to take part in the RSPB Homes for Wildlife scheme. After answering a few brief
A covering (traditionally bell-shaped) for the protection of plants from cold temperatures, frost, birds and pests.
to your gardenBuilding a hedgehog houseMaking a bird boxMaking a bee hotelInstalling a window bird feederMore advice on making a bat boxMaking fat cakes for birdsMaking a green roof for a bird tableBrowse plants that are attractive to wildlifeView a
A garden with naturalised planting, often designed for the benefit of wildlife and birds. They'll commonly include areas of shelter and plants that will provide food.