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
  • The secret to feeding Blackcaps?

    In the recent hard weather, I've been visited daily by a Mr Blackcap. As you can see, he has taken to eating sunflower hearts from one of the SquirrelBuster birdfeeders, taking his turn among the Greenfinches, House Sparrows and Goldfinches...
  • Has the cold brought you some winter treats?

    I'm sure that many of you have enjoying (or enduring) scenes like this in recent days, which was my garden on Tuesday. Once the sun came out, it was picture-postcard time from my bedroom. It is the first lying snow I've had in three...
  • Sowing the seeds of satisfaction

    A garden full of plants is the bedrock of giving nature a home, and April is prime time to start many on their journey. Yes, it's time to sow seeds. I still can't believe how cheap it is to grow plants this way. Many potted plants at garden...
  • Slowly stirring the rich pot of life

    I do have mixed feelings about this time of year. On the one hand, I'm eager for spring to really show its hand, feel the warmth of the sun, and be surrounded by an explosion of life. On the other hand, I don't want to rush it and spring be half...
  • A garden full of Mumruffins

    My garden is currently alive with Mumruffins. Maybe you come from Nottingham and call them Bum Barrels, or from Norfolk and call them Pudding Bags, but I'm from Worcestershire so Mumruffins it will stay. In a birdbook you're stuck with the...
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