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Give birds a warm welcome

Give birds a warm welcome

It's the British Trust for Ornithology's National Nest Box Week on 14–21 February, and while you may think birds only use them in spring and summer for egg-laying, in fact many birds will use them on a cold winter's night to keep warm. Read more »

Bearing fruit

Bearing fruit

As the British apple and pear season gets underway, gardening editor Alice Whitehead discovers how the burgeoning community orchard movement is offering a fruitful lifeline to heritage varieties, wildlife and local communities. Read more »

Hug a tree!

Hug a tree!

First held in 1975,National Tree Week (28 November to 6 December) is the UK's largest tree celebration and heralds the start of the winter tree-planting season. Read more »

New threat to bees

New threat to bees

Anyone with an interest in food and farming will know that our bees are struggling to survive. But now there's another problem... Read more »

Food waste solutions

Food waste solutions

A new online tool helps you save food and money Read more »