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Archive for the 'wildlife' Category

   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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   Jul 28

The Plight of the Bee

Albert Einstein once said:  “If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.” This inextricable link between humankind and the humble bee, as pointed out by Einstein, is now [...]

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   Jun 30

Benefits of Beekeeping – Beekeeping kits for beginners

Greenstamp has just introduced the Homebee Honey Hive, which is an exciting new product that offers both experienced beekeepers and newcomers a high quality Top Bar hive for keeping Honey Bees. For anybody that enjoys honey, who has an interest in helping the environment, beekeeping is an ideal hobby and with the Homebee Honey Hive, [...]

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   Jun 01

Eco News June 2012

Swallows Struggling to Cope with Unpredictable Weather Following one of the wettest Aprils on record, and a colder than average May, one of Britain’s annual visitors, the swallow, has been late arriving on our shores. Swallows, which make their annual migration from Africa to Britain each year, have been on the decline in recent years [...]

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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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   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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   Apr 05

Importance of Local Conservation – Ideas for Summer

When most people think of conservation their minds automatically turn to the rainforests or great barrier reef; however, nature exists everywhere and while few of us can help the rainforests or coral reefs, there is much we can do to help support our local wildlife. Believe it or not, even the smallest of back gardens [...]

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