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Legend has it that originally Saint Valentine’s day was said to be the day the birds find their mates and so it became known as the day of love,  how very cute! In celebration of this fuzzy phenomenon, how about making or buying a nesting box? It’s National Nest Box week (14th-21st Feb) which, even saying those words, does feel decidedly Spring-like, positive and upbeat! But also a perfect incentive to get those boxes up and settle in. Legend also has it that Blue Tits are the most…

Although you may be thinking there’s lots of it around at the moment, the bigger picture is not so moist. Hotter and drier conditions in our region have lead our water systems and the creatures that depend on them to be in trouble. BUT there is something this weekend you could do to massively help this situation….. dig a POND! If you have even just a little space adding a pond to your life will enrich it exponentially! There is much help online to show you the best…

Here’s an invitation to spend an hour counting birds in your garden or from your balcony. The RSPB organise this every year and it’s now become the world’s largest wildlife survey. All the details are found here: https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/ See if you can name as many bird species as you can dog breeds!