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I have a woodlouse nursery in my garden, beneath a large terracotta saucer which I use as a wildlife drinking water container/bird bath.When I lift the saucer to clean it, I am always delighted to see woodlice of varying sizes scurrying away to hide.
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
Nice to see someone like Aphids,The birds like them in my garden,I don't seem to have very many.Oldchippy. Brilliant post by our favourite insect lover! Lovely post! Having a bit of chat in the office about this post and we've come to the conclusion
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
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
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Create a haven and nesting area for garden birds, by watching Monty's guide to making a bird raft for the Berryfields pond.all year roundAttracting birds and wildlife into your gardenHow to make a bird boxInstalling a window bird feederMaking fat
According to the BBC NEWS website (today, 22.11.2012 in the Environment section), our garden birds are being affected by an avian pox that leaves the creatures with swollen lesions. Spread from bird to bird (originally from insects coming to the UK
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.
Our gardens our becoming increasingly important places for wild animals and especially birds. By providing a regular supply of food and water, we can help birds survive the challenging winter months, when they can struggle to survive.One way you can