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   Feb 12

Planning an Eco Friendly Garden

If you have a back garden, you know just how much hard work it takes to keep it looking nice. With all the mowing, pruning, shearing and trimming, gardening can be back breaking work. However, it doesn’t have to be like this. Additionally, as much pleasure as our gardens give us, they can be a [...]

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   Feb 16

National Nest Box Week

This week is National Nest Box week. Held each year during the same week as Valentine’s Day, National Nest Box Week aims to raise awareness of our native bird populations and to encourage more people to put up nest boxes in their gardens. Because many of the natural areas where birds nest have disappeared, many [...]

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   Jan 29

The Eco Friendly Shopping Bag Paradox

Plastic shopping bags have been a blight on the environment for many years. Each year, millions of plastic bags are thrown away, ending up on landfills and causing environmental problems. Because plastic bags don’t degrade, they linger for years and cause severe environmental problems. Plastic bags get into waterways, causing a hazard to waterfowl and [...]

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   Oct 24

Bird Tables and Feeders to Help Winter Wildlife

As mentioned before on this blog winter is a difficult time for our local wildlife, and none have it as bad as our local bird species. Robins, tits and chaffinches really struggle to eke out a living during the harsh winter months, so feeding birds can really help these beautiful creatures survive through the colder [...]

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   Oct 18

A Helping Hand to Winter Wildlife

Winter is a tough time for many of us. Long, dark nights, the cold and the cost of keeping warm make it an unfavourable time of year for many people, but as harsh as winter is for us, for our local wildlife, winter can prove even harsher. For much of our local wildlife, winter is [...]

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   May 31

Dry Spring Playing Havoc with Wildlife and Environment

Ask any gardener what the spring this year has been like and they will probably bemoan the lack of rain and the poor quality of the summer. Set to be one of the driest springs in years, many gardens are struggling with lack of water and several water authoritative are already discussing hosepipe bans for [...]

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   May 19

Bird Tables and Nesting Boxes for Small Bird Species

By Richard Williams Summer brings with it plenty of pleasures including warmer weather, prolonged daylight and the beauty of blooming flowers in our back gardens. And for those lucky enough to have a back garden, enjoying long summer evenings can often be made more enjoyable by the singing and twittering of birds, and the sight [...]

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