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11 Sep

What Wildlife to Expect in September!

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Goldfinches will be picking at beetles, bugs and the seed heads of thistles and teasels this time of year. Help your garden birds through the cold weather with our bird feeder below. Also look out for wall butterflies basking in the sun and flying off at top speed, rabbits rising earlier in the morning and mating [...]

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Published Date: 11 Sep 2011
Category: Bird Care, Wildlife
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09 Sep

Why We Love September…

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The days are becoming shorter and the weather cooler, this is the time to enjoy the last of summer’s blooms and prepare for the autumn and winter ahead. Wonderful autumn flowers will be in the early stages of growth, adding interest to any garden at this time of year. Unfortunately, your garden may be looking [...]

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Published Date: 09 Sep 2011
Category: Autumn Bedding
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07 Sep

Bird of The Month- The Linnet! An article by Mike Stentiford

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I have to say that linnets appear to have done remarkably well this summer; or at least they certainly have here in Jersey! That they have gone forth and multiplied so successfully should bring pleasure to everyone especially as the species always proves so synonymous with sparkling summer days. The linnet is a bonny little [...]

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Published Date: 07 Sep 2011
Category: Bird Care
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06 Sep

The Early Risers – Town & Country! An Article by Mike Stentiford

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WHETHER it’s about the cost of living, car ownership or what grows best in our gardens, surveys of all shapes and sizes now take place on a regular basis. While the majority of these studies have a serious outcome, others might appear to be undertaken for no other reason than curiosity. Take the one once carried out very [...]

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Published Date: 06 Sep 2011
Category: Bird Care
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05 Sep

Tim’s September Message!

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Welcome to our latest edition. Many of you will be familiar with Jersey Choice Magazine by now; some will be reading it for the first time. For all of you we try to make sure that each season there’s something new. New Autumn Bedding Varieties New winter colour will make such a difference to your [...]

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Published Date: 05 Sep 2011
Category: Tim's Messages
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02 Sep

September Garden – Sowing & Planting

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The days are shortening, the light levels are fading and the sun is lower in the sky. But, despite the prospect of winter around the corner, September is a great time to reap the rewards of your vegetable plot.  Keep spring in mind by planting spring-flowering bulbs and enjoy the garden before summer is really [...]

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Published Date: 02 Sep 2011
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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