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17 Oct

Bird of The Month – An article by Mike Stentiford

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I’M sure you would agree that, some twenty-five years ago, few of us would have given a second glance at a flock of house sparrows! After all, such were their huge populations – in city, town and countryside – they were almost regarded as a bit of a pest yet, how times and situations have [...]

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Published Date: 17 Oct 2011
Category: Bird Care
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13 Oct

Have a Royal Christmas!

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Our Jersey Royal Potatoes are  hand planted, grown and picked especially for you! Order now to have Jersey Royals delivered for Christmas for only £9.99! As a Jersey company, we are proud to share our home with the famous Jersey Royal Potato. We thought it would be a wonderful idea to be able to offer [...]

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Published Date: 13 Oct 2011
Category: Fruit and Vegetables
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13 Oct

A Summer of Discontent – An Article by Mike Stentiford

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WHILE we can all now reflect on the fact that few accolades or medals are likely to be awarded to the summer of 2011, we can, nevertheless, imagine the relief felt by the majority of our wildlife that the busy breeding season is now all done and dusted! For our garden birds especially, the fickle weather [...]

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Published Date: 13 Oct 2011
Category: Bird Care
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09 Oct

What Wildlife to Expect in October!

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Look out for Swallows, Great Tits bundling about in tree tops and sitting on telephone wires this month. This year gardeners proved that the summer season was great for birds by joining in with the RSPB’s Make Your Nature Count survey. Make winter easier for your garden birds and provide them with shelter and food [...]

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Published Date: 09 Oct 2011
Category: Wildlife
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07 Oct

Tim’s October Message!

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October already and winter is approaching. Well we’ve included lots of gardening variety to keep you busy and your garden colourful through autumn right into late spring. We haven’t forgotten the approaching festive season either. Winter Bedding – Last Chance Brightening up those greyer garden months is well worthwhile and there is just time to [...]

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Published Date: 07 Oct 2011
Category: Tim's Messages
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03 Oct

October Garden – Cut back, Prune & Divide.

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Leaves will consume your garden at this time of year  which can lead to disease if they are left after falling; make sure you keep on top of things by raking leaves regularly. Remove any plants past their best and add them to your compost. Protect your patio containers by raising them on to bricks [...]

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Published Date: 03 Oct 2011
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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