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How To Care For Your Nest Box

How and when to clean out a garden bird nest box

If you get a lovely sunny weekend in November, it’s a great time to get out into the garden and clean out your nest boxes. Bird Protection Law allows us to clear nests between 1st September and 31st January only. And if you do it now, then you provide yet another habitat because new birds may use the box to roost in over winter to stay dry and warm.

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If there’s one feature you can introduce to your garden to help wildlife; it’s a pond. Almost regardless of how large a patch you have, introducing a bit of still water absolutely transforms your garden in terms of its value to living things.

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