Help wildlife through the winter

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Birds, bees and beneficial insects have a hard time surviving in the cold. But we can help them out with what we choose to plant in the garden and making sure they can find food and shelter. 

Feed the birds

Birds can find it hard to get enough to eat - and drink, so you can help support your local population by putting out food, or homemade feeders...

More on what and how to feed birds

Make a pine cone feeder

Make fat and seed treats

Make a bird table


The plants you choose to plant, or to leave to overwinter in your garden, can help our dwindling bee population to survive until spring.

More on helping bees through winter



Putting an insect hotel in a corner of the garden can give shelter to ladybirds, lacewings and other beneficial insects.

More on building an insect hotel



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