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02 Jul

What Wildlife to Expect in July!

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During July you’ll notice the familiar summer sight of butterflies, bees and moths in your garden. Plant nectar-rich plants to encourage more into your garden than ever before. Plant nicotiana, night-scented stocks and evening primroses to attract more wildlife both during the day and in the evening. Like last month, you are likely to see [...]

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Published Date: 02 Jul 2012
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07 Jun

What Wildlife to Expect in June!

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Butterflies & Moths This month you’ll be able to see more wildlife in your garden due to blooming flowers and warmer weather. Butterflies, moths and birds can be seen flying around your garden. The Jersey Tiger Moth, who takes its name from our beautiful island is most prevelant this time of year. It has a [...]

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Published Date: 07 Jun 2012
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24 May

Prepare and Improve your Pond for Summer!

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The breeding season for pond creatures has already started so make sure they have the best environment possible to grow. As well as attracting beneficial creatures ponds also attract algae and pond weed. A small amount is good for tadpoles and other creatures, but too much can block sunlight and prevent plants to prevent them [...]

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Published Date: 24 May 2012
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14 May

What Wildlife to Expect in May!

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This month it’s all about raising the next generation of birds! Blackbirds, like many other birds have adapted well to living in our gardens. Help them out by identifying how they create nests and what they feed on, this will ensure plenty of birds visit your garden this month. Listen out for their beautiful dawn chorus [...]

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Published Date: 14 May 2012
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27 Apr

How to Make a Bumblebee Nest!

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Bumblebees have a crucial role when it comes to pollinating some of our most important crops. There has been a massive decline in bumblebee and other pollinator’s numbers, some even becoming extinct. Without bumblebees we could face higher food costs and potential food shortages. You can help by creating a bumblebee nest to encourage them into your [...]

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Published Date: 27 Apr 2012
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10 Apr

What Wildlife to Expect this Month!

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The start of April brings with it sunny weather, beautiful blooms and an abundance of garden creatures. Look out for Toads, Butterflies, Beetles, Dragonflies and Birds this time of year. Have a look in your pond this month, you might be lucky enough to find ribbons of toad spawn floating below the surface. Toads migrate back to their [...]

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Published Date: 10 Apr 2012
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07 Mar

What Wildlife to Expect this Month!

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Keep a look out for the first signs of spring and the first spring loving creatures! This month you can expect to see Great Tits forming small noisy flocks flying between trees in your garden. To give them a warm welcome, take a look at our brilliant value bird food here. Toads will be returning [...]

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Published Date: 07 Mar 2012
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12 Feb

What Wildlife to Expect in February!

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Look out for these creatures in your garden this month… Field Mice… Field mice are excellent around the garden this time of year. Food for them is short so they’ll hunt down any snails and insects threatening to eat your plants. Resist using rat poison or slug pellets anywhere near your garden. Blue Tits… You [...]

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Published Date: 12 Feb 2012
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06 Jan

How to Help Garden Wildlife This Year!

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Try to make your garden wildlife friendly this year. Wildlife conservation is becoming increasingly important as more and more species are becoming endangered. From large country gardens to small inner-city havens, the new year is the perfect time to make some wildlife concious resolutions. It’s important to make your garden as appealing to wildlife as [...]

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Published Date: 06 Jan 2012
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20 Dec

What Wildlife to Expect this Month…

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Keep a look out for these wonderful garden creatures this month and try not to disturb them from their slumber! 16 – Spot Ladybirds… Look out for 16 spot lady birds this time of year. They usually gather in packs of 20 to 60 and are beige in colouring with black spots. You’ll find these [...]

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Published Date: 20 Dec 2011
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