Free half term activity – Make your own Bird Feeder to take away!

  Join Nature's Gym and ChART to make your own bird feeder to take away.  It is of course important to feed birds all year round, but it is especially important in winter when their food is not so easy to come by.  Birds require high energy (high fat) foods during the cold winter weather … Continue reading Free half term activity – Make your own Bird Feeder to take away!

Feed the birds this winter

Winter seems to be on its way, the scarf and gloves are coming out and your faithful bloggers have finally relented and put the heating on.  Although the sun is bright and the air crisp - in fact a perfect Autumnal day - there is the feeling that winter is here, just around the corner.  … Continue reading Feed the birds this winter

The Secret Orchard & Bird Talk Sunday 20 November – Cafe Crema

On Sunday 20 November from 10am until 2pm there will be an Autumn Orchard planting session and talk at Cafe Crema.  Soil and tree expert, Paul Ritchens (Managing gardener for The Kings Cross Skip Gardens) will give a talk on fruit tree cultivation. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to learn about how to … Continue reading The Secret Orchard & Bird Talk Sunday 20 November – Cafe Crema

Looking after birds this Winter

Encourage the birds into your garden this winter by following the RSPB's top tips for looking after them through the cold snap...       1. Introduce a bird table and high calorie seed mixes. This can also be used to put out kitchen scraps such as animal fats, grated cheese and soaked dried fruit.  2. … Continue reading Looking after birds this Winter