helping local wildlife in summer

Helping your local wildlife in the heat. Your garden is not the only one that might need a bit of extra care in the summer heat. Your local birds and wildlife may be finding it harder too. Here are a few easy and simple jobs you can do to help. Bird baths – providing water […]

Make your own bee house –

Why not add another place in the garden to help your local bee population? Why not make a bee house? It is easy to do maybe get the kids invloved. Find a suitable casing with an open end. A recycled 2l bottle would work with the top and end cut off. Just cut a section […]

Homemade Garden gifting

Gardening gifts are fun to make and personalise for those you love. Yes, Christmas is on the way, possibly a bit different from what we would normally have, but still a time to share your love and joy with others. Why not use your time in lockdown to put your gardening and crafting skills to […]

RECYCLE- bird feeder – DIY

  Use some old cans to make your won bird feeder, a great way to re use old cans and get creative. Help alleviate the strain on your recycling bin while we are all at home more too! Used Cans – feeling creative? you will need – can, string, paint, twigs or lolly sticks, bird […]

Winter Wildlife – What can you do at home?

Winter Wildlife in the garden Cold weather, freezing rain, coupled with shorter days and longer nights make winter a hard season for wildlife. In your urban garden you can help local wildlife, a few quick actions can help birds, hedgehogs, butterflies and insects. Ready for a new spring season for these creatures to help your […]

Home to Garden

Home to Garden – A handy blog this week to highlight those things you can re-use from inside your home to help your garden plants. Coffee Grounds – Are you or a family member a coffee addict? Well you can use your used coffee grounds to add nitrogen to your soil. Nitrogen is an important […]

DIY – Bird Feeders

Looking after your gardens birds As the winter closes in it gets harder for your local wildlife to find food. You garden is winding down for winter loosing leaves, berries, and flowers. Birds can really struggle at this time of year so its great idea to help them along and keep them coming into your […]