|Tags||'top tips' design and inspiration gardening fun plants and wildlife cleaning and maintenance spring and summer autumn and winter bridges occasions health and wellbeing food children garden arches show all posts|
Showing all posts tagged: autumn and winter
When winter comes around many birds and wildlife migrate or hibernate to avoid the cold weather and to help them conserve energy when their food is in short supply. The animals that do stick around for the winter, need an extra helping hand to help them survive the bad conditions.
We have put together a list of wildlife to look out for in your garden over winter and given you helpful tips on how to look after it.
Creatures and birds to spot in winter
- Blue Tit
- Song Trush
When you're rushing about in the cold and rain all day long, all you probably want to do is get home, stick the heating on and snuggle up on the sofa for a warm and cosy night in front of the TV.
But after spending the summer months making your garden into a seasonal haven to relax and entertain in when the weather is nice, your outside space can start to look a little abandoned and neglected in the colder climate.
Even if you're not planning on spending time outdoors during the winter, you still want to keep your garden looking tidy to admire through your window, and keep on top of the upkeep to save a huge job as the weather turns warmer.
Here, we've put together a few tips to make sure you can enjoy your garden during the winter months as much as you do during the summer.
Does your bird table look a little bit lonely at this time of year? The winter weather can be cruel to garden wildlife as temperatures plummet and storms rage.
Protect your garden birds by following these simple tips that will ensure the happiness of your feathered friends as they eat.
If you live in Great Britain, there's not much chance that you'll be sitting outside during the winter months.
While it's always nice to enjoy the great outdoors when the warm summer allows us, it's a different story during the colder parts of the year.
We already know that weather affects the appearance of timber, so if you're unlikely to be using your garden furniture in the winter, how should you prepare it for the cold weather?