1. How to attract wildlife to your pond

    How to attract wildlife to your pond

    Ponds make a lovely addition to any garden and they’re also a proven way of attracting wildlife. Often, even small ponds attract a wide range of visitors, from the obvious frogs and newts to the perhaps more unexpected hedgehogs and birds. Attracting frogs Frogs love the UK’s weather, so if you’re a froggy fan, you’re living in the right place...
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  2. How to make your garden wildlife friendly

    How to make your garden wildlife friendly

    Beneficial insects, birds, reptiles and mammals that prey on garden pests and others which pollinate flowers, all make use of our gardens. Many wildlife habitats are in decline due to pesticide use and other changes in farming methods but gardeners can make a big difference by changing a few of our habits to make our gardens more wildlife friendly. Invest...
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  3. How to attract insects to your garden

    How to attract insects to your garden

    Most insects hibernate through the winter months and encouraging them to do so in your own garden will be beneficial for the following year. Many, such as ladybirds, will begin breeding in the spring and both they and their larvae eat huge numbers of aphids. Wasps and lacewings are among other insects whose larvae devour large numbers of garden pests...
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  4. How to attract birds to your garden

    How to attract birds to your garden

    Birds add interest, movement and sound to our gardens as well as helping to keep down certain insect pests – especially many caterpillars and aphids. With the late cold spring weather, insects and invertebrates have been in short supply and our birds have appreciated food provided by gardeners. Birds can also struggle to find food if the weather is very...
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