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of satisfaction. I'm always keen to attract wildlife, and I'm pleased that this time it worked. Old nesting material can harbour diseases, pests and parasites, which can carry over from one season to the next if it's not removed. So I need to get the ladder out
I'm always looking for ways to make wildlife in my garden feel more welcome and at home. After all, it has just as much right to be there as I do. Of course I question the big things (can I justify having a lawn and patio, or would creatures prefer
Man cannot live by bread alone, and neither can birds! When it comes to garden bird care, food is not the only thing I consider on these cold winter mornings.Waking up to a thick layer of frost to scrape off the car windscreen before I could leave
The danger of frozen water pipes is on my mind during this freezing weather, but I'm also concerned that garden birds are suffering, too.Water in my bird bath quickly turns into a solid sheet of ice on cold nights, and hasn't been thawing out during the day either, as temperature...
.In the end we called the Council, who baited boxes, carefully positioned around my neighbours garden. And finally a dead rat was discovered - problem sorted. Happy chickens. Happy neighbours...and a very happy Pasco family.PS Where did the statistic come from
digging. The last thing I want is an expensive trip to the physio this week to sort out my back! Gentle exercise, and gentle digging will clear-up the garden nicely before the New Year, but I'll be extra careful where I step as that robin does have a habit