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30 09, 2016

What are the best trees and shrubs to attract birds into my garden?

By | September 30th, 2016|Ecology, Q&A, Wildlife|0 Comments

The choice of trees and shrubs at a garden centre or nursery can be rather daunting, but do try to include some native types in your garden as these will support many more of the insects that provide an important food source for garden birds. The availability of berries in our gardens in winter is [...]

30 09, 2016

When is the best time of year to create a garden?

By | September 30th, 2016|Q&A|0 Comments

While the construction involved in hard landscaping and garden structures can be undertaken throughout the year, the best time of year to plant trees and shrubs is in autumn and winter, because  there is less chance of the weather turning dry until the following early summer. In autumn and early winter there is also some remaining warmth [...]