Wildlife Watch

Helping you help the wildlife in and around your garden.

Nesting birds

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There’s a real energy in the spring garden, from the frantic activity as our feathered friends start to nest. It can start as early as February in a mild spring, but my mid-March nesting season is usually well and truly upon us.

Moles in the garden

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Mention moles to most gardeners and the conversation immediately turns to lawns. Lovely swaths of manicured lawn punctuated by vast and numerous mounds of freshly, finely tilled soil.

Robins in the garden

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In the depths of winter the gardener’s friend, the robin becomes the star of the garden.


Winter bird care

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The garden is rich in autumn fruit, seeds, nuts and berries and also insects, but competition is fierce. Here are 5 ways to help the birds over winter.