Homes for Wildlife

Homes for Wildlife

Homes for Wildlife
If you love the creatures in your garden, you'll love our Homes for Wildlife project. This is the place to ask and answer questions about making your backyard wildlife-friendly.
Latest blog posts
  • 'Travellers of the fields' arrive

    I've always had a bit of a soft spot for the Fieldfare. Seen well, they are a patchwork of colours and textures, with russety back, grey rump and head, white belly, and sharp-chevroned chest on a bed of soft orange. This snowy spell I've had the...
  • The Norsemen cometh for Big Garden Birdwatch

    So here it is, the big one of the year, hopefully half a million of us all taking the time this weekend to count our garden birds. It's our once-a-year snapshot of the health of the nation's gardens. And I've got my Coxes and Spartans...
  • If you can't stand the rain, get into the kitchen

    Please excuse my wimpishness, but given the driving wind and lashing rain I failed to venture into the garden this weekend, bar to clear the leaves from the pond (the Flowering Cherry is moulting madly) and to top up the bird feeders. On the subject...
  • Calling all wildlife gardeners...

    Yes, I know, yet another blog. But if you like doing things in your garden to help wildlife, I think – I hope – you’re going to like this one. Seems only right that we start with some introductions, so Hi, I’m Adrian, nice to meet...
  • Have you been Siskinned yet?

    My mum and dad rang me last night excited about the finch-fest going on in their Worcestershire garden at the moment. A number of Redpolls have been visiting for about 3 or 4 winters now. And this year a trio of Bramblings have joined the party. But they’ve...
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