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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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02 Jan

What Wildlife to Expect this Month!

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Natural log feeder Create a natural log feeder for your garden birds this January to help them survive the winter. A log feeder is ideal because the log will eventually rot down into a habitat for garden insects, who also make a tasty meal for birds. Start by cutting a log or thick branch and [...]

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Published Date: 02 Jan 2013
Category: Bird Care
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28 Sep

It’s Time to Start Thinking About Garden Birds!

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As we enter into autumn and winter eventually takes hold your garden birds will find it harder to feed themselves. Summer’s bounty will be diminishing by now so berries, seeds and your garden’s natural resources won’t be available.  We have a brilliant selection of wild bird feed full of fibre, protein, fat and carbohydrates essential for [...]

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Published Date: 28 Sep 2012
Category: Bird Care
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23 Mar

Prepare your Garden for Spring Birds.

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Are you wondering where all the birds are? Make your garden more bird-friendly and have flocks of visitors this spring. Birds will be looking to create nests for their offspring in a safe place with a constant source of food and water. You can be tricked into buying the wrong types of food – fatty [...]

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Published Date: 23 Mar 2012
Category: Bird Care
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28 Feb

Welcome Birds Into your Spring Garden!

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It’s important to prepare your garden for nesting birds this spring. Most birds can use a wide range of materials to create their nests. Follow our guide below; It’s easy to help birds this time of year! Create a bundle of suitable nesting material and hang it in an easy to reach place in your [...]

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Published Date: 28 Feb 2012
Category: Bird Care
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19 Jan

Bird of the Month – The Great Spotted Wood-Pecker.

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A threesome of woodpecker species are alive and well in the woodlands, parks and gardens of Britain – the green, the lesser and the great-spotted. While the green is familiar by its strange call (known as a ‘yaffle’) the remaining twosome are distinguished by their colour and size – the latter best described as the [...]

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Published Date: 19 Jan 2012
Category: Bird Care
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18 Jan

Home and Away, the Slight Change in Species – An Article by Mike Stentiford

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I recently found it necessary to leave my home in Jersey to partake of an impromptu dalliance in the south of England. Included in my unplanned itinerary, however, were explorations around the environs of the New Forest which, due to autumn’s skill at seasonal airbrushing, I have to say looked particularly ravishing. Although not strictly [...]

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Published Date: 18 Jan 2012
Category: Bird Care
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14 Jan

How to Spot a Diseased Garden Bird!

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Birds, like us suffer from illnesses. Often these aren’t life threatening and don’t spread between species- but they can sometimes be fatal. Birds rely on you to provide them with extra food, especially in urban areas. This, however can also be the cause of illnesses – with so many birds using the same feeders, baths and [...]

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Published Date: 14 Jan 2012
Category: Bird Care
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23 Dec

Give Your Garden Birds a Christmas Treat!

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Birds need your help more than ever to get through the harsh weather, give them a Christmas treat with our brilliant selection of wild bird feed – at extremely low prices! We offer a wide range of bird feed full of fibre, protein, fat and carbohydrates essential for the survival of your garden birds this winter. Birds need [...]

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Published Date: 23 Dec 2011
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30 Nov

Help Robins and Other Garden Birds this Christmas!

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As winter takes hold, birds will find it harder to feed themselves. Give your garden birds a Christmas treat by filling your bird tables and feeders with goodies and scattering some seed in your garden. We have a brilliant selection of wild bird feed full of fibre, protein, fat and carbohydrates essential for the survival of your garden [...]

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Published Date: 30 Nov 2011
Category: Bird Care
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