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Published: 26/10/2017

Winter Wildlife In Your Garden

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

Birds

  • Robin
  • Blue Tit
  • Wren
  • Crow
  • Blackbird
  • Goldcrest
  • Starling
  • Song Trush

Other Creatures

  • Squirrels
  • Hedgehogs
  • Insects

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After a warm & pleasant summertime, the colder months can often catch you by surprise - creeping up on you suddenly and making their presence known almost immediately. It only felt like yesterday you were preparing for summer! Where has the time gone?!

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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.

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A bird table is a fantastic way to enjoy the beauty of nature in your garden. A well stocked table will attract many different species of bird to your outdoor space.

The only problem is this:

If you don't care for the bird table properly, it can actually do more harm than good.

You care enough about wildlife to want to attract it to your garden, and your bird table is placed with all the right intentions. So the last thing you want to do is end up causing harm or injury to the birds.

But that's exactly what will happen if you don't keep it clean and well maintained. In this guide, you'll find out exactly why your bird table needs cleaning, and how to do it.

 

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Gardens are a lovely place to spend time relaxing.

But a well kept garden isn't just welcoming for people: It's also a great way to attract wildlife. Not only does this make it a welcoming place for natural animals, it can also improve your own garden enjoyment. You can spend hours watching the wildlife flock to your yard.

So, what steps can you take to attract more wildlife to your garden? Here are our top tips.

 

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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.

 

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