Tag - wildlife

BEST SMALL TREES FOR BEES

Best Small Trees for Bees Britain's bees are in decline, ahead of our WORLD BEE DAY  celebration with North London Beekeepers on Sunday 20th May, we've been gathering together plants and pest busting techniques to bring the bees buzzing back.   We know the struggle of gardening in London with limited space, so we've put together a list of small, spring flowering trees, you could grow in your garden, balcony or even a container on your doorstep; adding trees to your outdoor space can [...]

ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR GARDEN BY A GARDENER

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 [...]

bulbs to sow for spring and summer

7 Kinds of Plants You Should Sow Now for Spring and Summer

With the winter fast approaching, you may be thinking that it’s time to hang up your hoe and ease off the green-fingered pursuits for the next few months, picking the mantle back up when the clocks hop forward next spring. Sadly, that can put you on a bit of a back foot in the new year, with all the work to do in an overgrown garden which has seen minimal activity or growth over the past 15 weeks or [...]