Make a Hanging Combi Drinker/Feeder For Your Garden Birds

By | July 19th, 2013|How To Guides, Nature|

Carrying on the theme of finding inexpensive ways to help wildlife during this continuing hot spell I decided to have a go at creating a way to offer both seed and water in a single hanging design. All you need is.... [custom_list style="list-1"] (x3) Plastic party bowls (I purchased mine from Tesco. £2 for 3 [...]

Make A Garden Bird Drinker Out Of Recycled Materials

By | July 18th, 2013|How To Guides, Nature|

Providing water for birds during this hot weather is vitally important. Find out how I make a simple garden bird 'drinker' using recycled materials. Using the same principle as I used for my 'Hedgehog Water Station' I wanted to try and find a way of creating a hanging water source for garden birds. But this [...]

Build A Self Filling Hedgehog Water Station

By | July 18th, 2013|How To Guides, Nature|

If you are anything like me I expect your garden is filled with dishes of fresh water dotted around to help the hedgehogs and other wildlife that visits your garden. During this extremely hot spell its not long before the water disappears either through drinking, bathing or evaporation. I wanted to find a way of [...]

#Water4Wildlife – My Top Tips For Providing Water For Wildlife

By | July 17th, 2013|How To Guides, Nature|

As the UK enjoys its second week of summer sunshine lets not forget how the heat and lack of rain may be affecting our garden wildlife. Here are my top tips for providing water for our wild garden visitors. 1. Top Up Your Pond One of the best ways of providing water for wildlife [...]

Creating Timelapse Movies The Easy Way

By | May 14th, 2013|How To Guides, Technology|

I've been using my Bushnell Trail Cams to record timelapse images of various locations. In particular, I've been using the Bushnell HD models to record the progress of my garden landscaping and the construction of my new garden hide. The Bushnell Trail Cameras have a function called 'Field Scan'. This is their term for 'Timelapse [...]