Your Garden

Make a fatcake
Help birds this winter when bugs and berries are scarce by ‘baking’ fat cakes.
An iconic wintry image – a robin in the snow.
Despite its cute appearance, this familiar and much-loved garden bird is highly territorial. 
There has been a huge increase in the number of wild species coming to gardens to feed, according to the British Trust for Ornithology. Their Garden Bird Feeding Survey has seen numbers up almost 50 percent since the 1970s. Getting a good set of feeders and the right mix of food can have a major impact on a species reproductive success. Here are some of the birds to look out for in your garden this winter and the best food stuff to attract them.
Male chaffinch
Discover 7 fascinating facts about the BTO December Garden Bird of the Month. 
Pied wagtail
Discover 7 fascinating facts about the BTO November Garden Bird of the Month. 
Tawny owl
Discover fascinating facts about this charismatic bird species. 
Collared dove
Discover 8 fascinating facts about the BTO September Garden Bird of the Month. 
Song thrush
The decline of the song thrush has made its renowned song all the more welcome in our gardens.
Red admiral on buddleia by Glenn Gregory.
12 BBC Wildlife readers share their best gardening advice. 
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