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Best Bird Baths

Best Bird Baths

Our pick of the top five bird baths for your garden and which species they might attract. Find out where to place your bird bath and how to look after it.
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Urban Hedgehogs 'Recovering'

Urban Hedgehogs 'Recovering'

A new report says hedgehog numbers in our urban areas are now stable and may even be recovering. Find out more about the news and what you can do to help.
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Top Ten Stocking Fillers

Top Ten Stocking Fillers

Looking for something a little different from the usual satsuma and chestnuts in your stocking this Christmas? Take a look at our top ten Christmas stocking filler ideas to delight friends and family alike.
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Which Hedgehog House?

Which Hedgehog House?

Choosing the correct wildlife home for your garden can be a daunting task. So, we’ve put together this guide on what a hedgehog house is and how to choose the right one for your garden.
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Bird Box Buyers Guide

Bird Box Buyers Guide

With the declining number of natural wooded areas, hedgerows and large trees available, birds are having to find safe alternatives for somewhere to build their nests. Here's how you can help.
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Roosting Pocket Buyers Guide

Roosting Pocket Buyers Guide

If you’ve ever wondered where the birds that visit your garden during the day, foraging on the ground, flitting among trees or visiting feeders, go at night. Likelihood is they’re roosting. This is when they settle down for rest or sleep, and birds choose how and where they sleep very carefully to ensure they can survive through the night.
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National Nest Box Week

National Nest Box Week

National Nest Box Week is organised by the British Trust for Ornithology and runs for seven days from 14th February each year. We spoke to Wildlife World’s Ecologist, Chantal Brown to get her advice about how, why and where to put up nest boxes in our gardens.
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Chemical Free Gardening

Chemical Free Gardening

There are four groups of animals which can act as natural predators for the pests we often get in our garden. Encouraging these four animal groups into your garden, vegetable patch or allotment will help to control pests without having to resort to chemicals.
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How to feed your garden birds

How to feed your garden birds

February is peak bird feeding month. Why? Because natural food reserves have been depleted through the winter and the weather isn’t yet warm enough for the nuts, fruit and berries to have developed. Find out what you can do to help the birds in your garden stay healthy.
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Make the most of the Big Garden Birdwatch

Make the most of the Big Garden Birdwatch

Want to know how to get the most out of the annual RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and find out the top five feeders for encouraging birds into your garden, then read on.
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Christmas Gifts For Gardeners

Christmas Gifts For Gardeners

Is there a gardener in your life who really wants to attract wildlife into their garden, but they don't know how? Read the blog to find out how you can help!
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Bird Bath Buyers Guide

Bird Bath Buyers Guide

Birds need water, even in winter, for drinking and for bathing. A bird bath is a perfect solution as a source of drinking and bathing water for birds during both hot and cold weather. Bird baths can be very important in winter as many natural supplies may have frozen!
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