Imagine being outside in a thriving wildlife garden. The sound of birds chirping and bees buzzing from one flower to another. Butterflies flutter around before your eyes. The garden hums with activity.
You don’t need acres of land or a countryside garden to watch nature thrive – you can turn even the smallest garden in a nature haven. Here are four easy ways to create a wildlife garden.
Many of us feed the birds, but did you know they also struggle to find clean water to drink? They will really appreciate a small bird table to drink and bathe.
Put it somewhere you can see it from the house and keep it topped up with clean, fresh water. Empty and clean it with a mild detergent if it develops algae.
Give birds a place to sleep and nest with a wooden bird box. They are inexpensive and so easy to use – here’s an explanation of the different types: