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Attracting Birds to your garden by a gardener. There is a lot of information flying around on the internet on ways of attracting birds to your garden by feeding birds and installing bird boxes. This can be done in two ways: The ‘direct route’ which is to supply birds a variety of foods such as seeds, nuts and fat balls and to provide water, either with a pond or birdbath. The indirect route which is which is to provide man made [...]

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How to Make a Frog Habitat That Protects Against Slugs

Frogs, toads, and newts are hugely beneficial garden creatures, which feed on a wide range of insects, spiders, and small invertebrate animals, including many garden pests such as slugs. (more…)

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How to Attract Birds and Butterflies to Your Garden

One of the great joys of owning a garden comes when local wildlife turn your outdoor space into their home. It’s exciting when an unusual species of bird lands on your hedgerow or feeder, and a vibrant ecosystem can really bring your garden to live, helping flowers bloom and encouraging others to visit. Birds and butterflies are among the most welcome visitors to our gardens, with their graceful displays and (in the case of the latter) tendency to pollinate our [...]