We British are a nation of cake lovers not to mention bird lovers!
Bird’day Cake for birds
And according to recently released figures, there is an ever growing interest in our feathered friends, in fact 60% of British adults have taken up regularly feeding the birds that visit their gardens. With the huge success of television shows [...]
Certain animals are great to have in your garden because they actually help to keep other pests from getting into the vegetable patch. With aphids attacking beans, snails and slugs eating lettuce, and caterpillars eating cabbage it likely seems that the last thing that you would want to get into your garden is more wildlife, [...]
While holidays are often religious or political in nature, now people make up holidays for any reason at all, and certainly it would be foolish to think gardening would not get its own holiday as well. Themed holidays are here to stay, and hobbyists have added them to cooking, painting and of course, now gardening [...]
The conservation Evidence Project basically just overlooks the reports from the conservation interventions such as wildlife and scientific studies, and it asks were they able to work? After hours of searching through the project’s synopsis, there were a few really good pieces of advice on the possibility of nest boxes in your yard if you [...]
Alongside conservation groups Master Gardeners, Friends of the Earth and Norwich’s Bat Group , the RSPB got the public together for an event at the Norwich Forum called the Big Garden Birdwatcher Weekend.
The main activity of the event was simple. Participants were asked to give an hour of their time to count the birds they [...]
Everyone wants to see wildlife in their garden, but after the snow sets in it can be hard to get animals to continue to stop by. After all, the same way that you do want to be outdoors tending to a garden, the animals do not want to be out foraging for food.
However, there are [...]
There is a diverse community of mites, parasite insects, and predatory insects that can make an army of defense against those obnoxious pests residing in your lovely garden and destroying the crops. Your garden may already have some numbers of deadly weapons in the form of predators to fight off pesticides, but you still need [...]
Gardening isn’t just meant for the countryside or the rural areas, you can plant and grow a garden anywhere. Listed below are just a few tips on how you can grow your own garden in the city.
Find a container for your plants. The best thing about growing a garden is that you can use plant [...]
A garden should feature a dependable source of food in order to draw and sustain wildlife. Plants that produce fruits, seeds, berries, and nuts are more likely to draw in wildlife who munch upon them, if planted in a garden. Planting flowering plants is also profitable as they produce sap, pollen, or nectar that is [...]
The Scottish government takes an active interest in the health and well-being of honey bees, and is currently promoting a ten-year Honey Bee Health Strategy for Scotland. The idea is to get everyone who is involved with honey bees to get involved with the national programme so they can take advantage of information, advice and [...]