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 […]

Butterfly feeders

Butterfly feeders Another crafty blog from Spudulica.co.uk, great on for summer. Bring more beautiful butterflies to your garden with your own butterfly feeders. Lets those creative juices flow and get the kids involved!   YOU WILL NEED: Paper plate Bottle cap Sharp pencil StringScissors Glue Coloured pens/pencils Once made somewhere to hang it – sturdy […]

National Children’s Gardening Week 2019 (25th May – 2nd June) Give birds a helping hand!

Invite nature to your garden With spring now upon us, now is a great time to welcome our feathered friends back into your garden by building your very own bottle bird feeder. So why should you build your own bird feeder creation? Not only is it great to find an alternative use for common household […]

Get in the garden with the kids!

A half term has just finished and for many its only 6 more weeks until children finish school for summer. A long holiday where even the best parents/grandparents struggle to fill the days. This week’s blog is some ideas to get your children/grandchildren into the garden; this can both help you finish your jobs and […]

The Greenhouse or Polytunnel Debate

NEW YEAR – NEW GARDEN The greenhouse /polytunnel debate Another blog to add to our new year new garden series. The pros and cons of a greenhouse vs polytunnel. Once you have made the leap to add to your garden you might decide to go even further and want to extend your growing season. This […]