Seasonal Highlights from Vine House Farm

The colder months are when garden birds need your help the most!

The colder months are when garden birds need your help the most!

Winter Feeding Tips!

Have you spotted any Robin's in your garden?

Have you spotted any Robin's in your garden?

The colder months are when garden birds need your help the most - if the ground freezes birds that typically feed on the ground can starve.

Although the autumn provides a good deal of natural food, our modern environment means that it doesn't last well into the winter because there just isn't enough of it.

A good example of this is hedgerows, where a staggering 118,000 miles approximately of this invaluable habitat and food source has been lost in the UK since the 1950s.

The populations of many common garden species have their numbers swelled in the winter months with an influx of birds from the continent. So the Blackbird or Robin you see in your garden in December may actually have flown from Germany to be there – so deserves looking after!

Read more here.