Nest Boxes in Your Garden: How to Use Them
If you want to attract birds into your garden then providing nest boxes where they can shelter and hide from the weather in the winter months and nurture and protect their young in the spring and summer month is the perfect choice.
Just as we thought we would be dodging tumbleweed rolling down the streets, along came an inch or two of rain on Sunday 29th July, enough to postpone our worst fears of our gardens transforming into deserts.
As I drive around Somerset in winter, I notice well pruned shrubs, and more commonly, badly pruned shrubs. Pruning is done for our convenience more than for the sake of the shrubs, preventing them taking over the garden or blocking out the light.