Tag - garden animals

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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 [...]

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How to Attract Hedgehogs to Your Garden

With their button eyes, snuffly little noses and wobbly walks, hedgehogs are a welcome sight in the garden. And for the keen gardener, even more so! There’s a reason these wonderful little creatures are known as the gardener’s friend, eating a whole host of bugs, slugs and grubs who in turn like to feast on our lovingly cultivated plants. They’re basically cute little caretakers, helping your garden bloom, blossom and look its best. So, how do you get hedgehogs to [...]