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18 Apr

It’s National Gardening Week!

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It’s the last day of RHS’s  national gardening week and time to get more involved with gardening! This week aims to show Britons the benefits of getting out in the garden! Celebrate the fantastic weather by getting out of the house to either to transform your local community or focus on your own garden. Throughout national gardening week there will be top gardening [...]

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Published Date: 18 Apr 2013
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17 Apr

What Wildlife to Expect this April!

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We’ve had a stark contrast of weather this month, many of you will have experienced fantastic sunshine over the past few days while others are still feeling the harsh winter chill. We hope you’ve had time to head out into the garden and look out for Toads, Butterflies, Beetles, Dragonflies and Birds. Have a look [...]

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Published Date: 17 Apr 2013
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18 Mar

What Wildlife To Expect This Month!

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March is always a month with unexpected warm days and sometimes, like we’ve learnt here in Jersey – unexpected blizzards! It marks the start of spring and our favourite time in the garden. This month you can look forward to your bulbs popping up all over the place and the first signs of what summer [...]

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Published Date: 18 Mar 2013
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28 Feb

What Wildlife To Expect In Your Garden This Month!

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There is plenty you can do in your garden over the next couple of months to make sure it is as wildlife friendly as possible. Planting and maintaining hedges will provide your garden creatures with shelter until spring really sets in. As the weather gets warmer you’ll see more wildlife in your garden. This month, [...]

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Published Date: 28 Feb 2013
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04 Feb

February Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain!

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Finish any odd jobs left around the garden- fixing fences, cleaning greenhouses and getting garden tools ready for the arrival of spring. Beds should be raked clean before you start to plant your bulbs, any waste material can be added to your compost. Don’t forget to clean and sterilise your trays and pots before you start [...]

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Published Date: 04 Feb 2013
Category: Bird Care, Bulbs Tubers and Corms, Gardeners Calendar, Wildlife
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09 Dec

What Wildlife To Expect in Your Garden This Month!

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December doesn’t seem like the ideal time to spot wildlife in your garden but there are still plenty of creatures in need of your help. The common Shrew may not be the most vulnerable of creatures but they are vital prey for owls, foxes, stoats and kestrels. Watch out for Shrews when you are moving [...]

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Published Date: 09 Dec 2012
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28 Nov

What Wildlife To Expect This November…

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Birds & Bees… The berries in your garden are a feast for birds, while song thrushes and blackbirds become more noticeable, venturing onto lawns searching for worms and fallen fruit. Small flocks of greenfinches can be a common sight at birdtables, sometimes queuing up with chaffinches and sparrows to take a turn at feeders. Redwings, [...]

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Published Date: 28 Nov 2012
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14 Oct

What Garden Wildlife to Expect this Month!

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Beetles & Insects  This month look out for beetles in your garden. The arrival of cooler weather means beetles, amongst many other insects will be looking for shelter. Create shelters by stacking straight shrub and tree prunings and tying them with string. Its a simple idea that will make such a great difference to your garden [...]

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Published Date: 14 Oct 2012
Category: Bird Care, Wildlife
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06 Sep

Are We Putting Our Garden Wildlife at Risk?

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This month we should be thinking about preparing our garden for autumn and eventually winter. This includes that annual tidy around the garden. Wildlife will start to take shelter and prepare themselves for winter too, this preparation can be disturbed by tidying, but are we really putting wildlife at risk? Garden wildlife does tend to [...]

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Published Date: 06 Sep 2012
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06 Aug

What Wildlife to Expect this Month!

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This month you’ll see butterflies and bees trying to find the last few un-faded blooms around the garden. A lack of flowers this time of year can often leave pollinators at risk. Help provide your garden wildlife with nectar to survive hibernation by growing late-flowering plants. Dahlias, Penstemons and Asters are perfect for hoverflies, butterflies [...]

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Published Date: 06 Aug 2012
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