Putting Out Nesting Materials For The Birds

At this time of year, birds are making nests. Putting out nesting materials for the birds to use is a way to help them. We’ve been putting out sheep’s wool which comes as insulation with our orders from Riverford Dairy. We made a holder by weaving willow and put the sheep’s wool inside it, thenContinue reading “Putting Out Nesting Materials For The Birds”

RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2021

Today we did the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch. The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch happens on the last weekend in January every year. This year it is January 29th, 30th and 31st. You have to count the birds in your garden for one hour. You count the most of each kind of bird you see atContinue reading “RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2021”

Better Protection For Hedgehogs

I am going to tell you about how you can help get better protection for hedgehogs. A Bill called the Environment Bill is going through Parliament at the moment. A Bill is a new law that they’re thinking about getting made. While it’s going through Parliament, MPs can suggest changes to it called amendments. WithContinue reading “Better Protection For Hedgehogs”

A Christmas Tree for the Birds

On Christmas Eve, we decorated a tree in our garden to make a Christmas tree for the birds. We put lard, bird seeds, sunflower hearts, grated cheese and oats in a bowl and we mixed it up. Then we used Christmas biscuit cutters to make it into shapes. We made some gingerbread men, some starsContinue reading “A Christmas Tree for the Birds”

Hedgehog Highways: The Board Game

I have made a new board game called Hedgehog Highways. It is about how to look after hedgehogs in your garden. You have to be a hedgehog and go through the gardens on the board looking for food, water and a mate and then get back to your home garden. But beware! In some ofContinue reading “Hedgehog Highways: The Board Game”