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Join Garden Bird Watch and get a wonderful Christmas present free!! Get a free copy of the acclaimed ‘Garden Birds and Wildlife’ book, worth £14.99, and the quarterly magazine Bird Table when you join Garden BirdWatch. Personally and in my opinion, this is one of the best wildlife gardening books available. It is the essential guide to […]

“All my articles and videos, available free, are funded by my  teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Please help by spreading the word and forwarding this link to your friends and colleagues. http://nurturing-nature.co.uk  Thank you” George Pilkington Garden Blackcap Survey – welcome!   Do you have more female Blackcaps in your garden than males? […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. The great tit, (Parus major ) the most studied bird in the world! Although its preferred habitat is deciduous woodland it is very familiar in our gardens as a frequent visitor to feeders and also frequently […]

Have you seen my new Hedgehog “Watch and Feed” station? See video taken in my garden! Does it work? Beautifully! As do all of my products!  I will donate £2 donated to hedgehog trusts/societies in the UK for each box sold. Hedgehogs in decline Many people love hedgehogs, yet surprisingly many people I speak to have never […]

News Release 2011-17 May       All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Enjoying this early summer weather? I am, but as usual with unusual weather conditions, something has to pay…….As I watch a robin having a bath in my bird bath […]

All my articles, videos and work are funded by my teaching and sales of award winning bumblebee nest boxes, solitary bee boxes,  and wormeries. Trichomonosis (fat finch disease) has decimated the greenfinches that visited my garden, from 15 to nil. This really concerns me. It was participants in the Garden Bird Watch scheme (BTO-British Trust for Ornithology ) that brought […]

Trichomonosis or fat finch disease has severely affected greenfinches visiting garden bird feeders and bird baths. Cleaning your birds feeders and offering birds fresh water daily can help