My top tips for providing water for wildlife in hot weather. Simple to do and most make use of materials you have laying around the garden.
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 [...]
After making a 'self filling' hedgehog water station out of recycled materials I wanted to see if it would actually attract any visitors. I placed it in the 'wild patch' behind my garden hide and positioned my Bushnell NatureView trail cam overlooking it in the hope of capturing any action. This footage is from the [...]
After creating a 'Hedgehog Water Station' out of recycled materials I wanted to see if it would actually attract any visitors. So, last night I popped it into the 'wild patch' behind my hide and set up my Bushnell NatureView HD Max (with 460mm close up lens fitted) overlooking it to capture any action. I [...]
After making a 'bird drinker' out of recycled materials for the garden birds I hung it in the 'wild patch' behind my hide to see if any birds would actually use it. After grabbing a cuppa for breakfast I immediately made my way into the office to see if any footage had been captured by [...]
After a suggestion from Charlie at Willow Hedgehog Rescue via Twitter I decided to tweak one of my pond hedgehog ramps. You may have read one of my earlier posts about providing water for wildlife during this hot weather that included a suggestion about using chicken wire to make a ramp in ponds with sides [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]