As the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch approaches, HANNAH STEPHENSON looks at the types of birds dominating the garden scene and how to attract specific birds through wildlife-friendly planting and a rich variety of bird foodRead
Make sure that tender and half-hardy fuchsias, remaining dormant in their pots, do not become completely dry. Spray any early growth with tepid water in the light to soften the wood, but do this sparingly.Read
FOR over 25 years I have observed the various birds that choose to visit my little piece of Planet Earth in Netherton, without the restrictions of Spring Watch, Autumn Watch and the RSPB Great Garden Bird Watch.Read
1Vegetables – organise your new 2012 gardening diary with sowing and planting dates to help get maximum use out of your land. Write out labels if you have received your seed order. Look out for good deals on decent multi-purpose compost over the next few weeks.Read
IN THE second article that I wrote, when I started this page in August 1999, I listed and detailed 10 of my favourite plants and, having reviewed it , I thought you might like to be reminded of some of them.Read
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