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Welcome

Whether you already have green fingers, or would like to improve your gardening skills, we welcome you to ‘Wildlife Gardening’, our green gardening guide. Learn all about the insects that help in our gardens, and the pests we could all do without. There are gardening blog posts offering advice on managing garden ponds, landscaping, and planting through the seasons. Whether you want to build the

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Helping Garden Wildlife During The Winter

The winter forecast warns that parts of the UK will suffer temperatures dropping to -27 made even the most enthusiastis Winter lovers shudder. You will certainly take steps immediately to prepare your home, car and garden for that endurance contest brought on by Mother Nature. The Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals reminds all who have gardens or even vacant land to also

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Sowing the seeds of hope 2015 Calendar Last Order Date

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With a last ordering date of Friday 12 December, time is now running out to order the new ‘Sowing the seeds of hope’ calendar from The British Polio Fellowship in time for Christmas. Priced at just £4.95 thanks to sponsorship from Syngenta and Westland Horticulture, proceeds will go towards supporting those living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) in the

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Stress free garden design projects by London College Of Garden Design

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The London College of Garden Design have announced a new series of courses for the New Year aimed at helping designers and landscapers achieve their new year business resolutions and achieve stress free projects.

Mark Gregory who is leading the new courses said “The easiest way to get stressed is when a project fails to live up to expectations so we have invited some of the

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RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2015 to include snakes and legless lizards

Grass snakes and slow worms will be added to the world’s largest garden wildlife survey on 24 & 25 January 2015

More than half a million people are expected to watch and count their garden birds for this year’s RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch in January, with some surprising new creatures on the list among our feathered friends too.

The survey, now in its 36th year, provides information

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Protecting Garden Wildlife in Winter

If you are lucky enough to have a garden frequently visited by wildlife then you may think your job is done for the year once winter rolls around. Not so as those animals still need looking after during the coldest months. This goes for both the wildlife that lives on the land and in water, and here are a few simple, and easy to implement

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Ark Hedgehog Heroes BIG Giveaway Helping Hedgehogs

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Ark Wildlife is sponsoring the Ark Hedgehog Heroes BIG Giveaway to the sum of £2,500 during October to help raise awareness of the wonderful network of dedicated carers who give their time rushing to the aid of sick and injured hedgehogs day and night.

Throughout October, if you know somebody who takes in sick or injured hedgehogs you can nominate or vote for them by visiting

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Preparing The Pond For Cold Weather

As the nights start to draw longer and the days seem to be getting colder, that can mean only one thing – autumn is just around the corner. And even worse that means winter is getting closer too! Before we all get too depressed though let’s enjoy the last fading days of summer.  One thing however that will need doing is starting to prepare your

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Choosing the best pump for your garden pond

For pond enthusiasts there is nothing more satisfying than planning out and then creating your dream garden pond. Whether you want a preformed pond or to build your own using a liner there is one essential piece of equipment that you don’t want to get wrong; your pump. Your pump not only aerates the pool it also keeps it clean, and unless you want to

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How To Sharpen Gardening tools and equipment

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Are your garden tools in top shape, ready for this season’s use in the garden?  Or are they a little blunt and rusty and in need of some care?  Clean and sharpen your pruning tools, shears, hedge clippers and chain saws correctly and easily using our tips below:

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A cordless multitool will help you sharpen the blades of garden equipment quickly and precisely.  Fit

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Best in Show Garden Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer to be relocated in Cardiff

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Woodland garden designed for the 10th RHS Flower Show Cardiff by Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer UK garden designers will be re-located to be a permanent garden right next to where it won Best in Show and an RHS Gold Medal last week.

Director Andrew Fisher Tomlin said “Whenever we have created show gardens we make an effort to find a permanent home for the garden either

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