Take part in the world’s largest wildlife survey on 28-30th January and do something great for nature. How can I take part? Watch the birds for one hourChoose an hour over the weekend (between 28th and 30th January) to watch the birds in your garden or local park. Count the most birds that land at onceOnly count the birds that land in your garden or park, not those flying over. The same birds may land more than once, so you can avoid double counting by recording the highest number of... Read More
National gardening week is one of our biggest events of the year, where we encourage you to be out in the garden and enjoying nature. Luckily, we can still do just that as our gardens remain open for us to enjoy. However, if you are looking for something to do then you can help us! Gareth, our gardener, has lost his tools and now he can’t do his gardening, can you help us find them? Competition Rules There are 5 hidden garden tools on our website. A hand fork, a... Read More
Our Competition 2019 All Entries Best4hedging want to see your creative side! Email in your pumpkin carving pictures for your chance to win an amazing gardening kit 🎃 email your pictures to [email protected] before midnight on the 31st October. Good luck and get creative! By entering our competition you agree to the use of your images on our website, social accounts and email newsletter.
Our latest competition allows you garden enthusiasts to take part in a horticulture Halloween. You don’t have to dress up as something scary and go knocking door to door for this prize, simply enter the relevant information and see if you receive a trick or treat. How do I enter? Follow to link and insert your name and email address: http://woobox.com/ckain3 When can I enter? Entries are open now and close on Halloween (31st of October) at 8pm. What happens next? An email will be sent to the address you give... Read More
We had some fantastic entries in our latest photo competition. The winner would receive an brand new RSPB seeder feeder to hang for our feathered friends in your garden. It was a very tough decision but the winner is (drum role please)… This perfectly timed photo of a redwing posing with its mouth full of berries Caption: Red wing with a sense of humour. We asked for some pictures of birds in your garden and you guys certainly delivered. Here are all of the entries.. Caption: Quick while she’s not... Read More
This week, the State of Nature partnership released their 2016 State of Nature report which brings information from over 50 organisations collecting data from over 7,500,000 volunteers to help record & monitor how wildlife is faring across the UK. Data was collected for over 9,670 species with a fantastic contribution and help from numerous wildlife loving volunteers. Unfortunately nature is in trouble, and more so than originally thought! Identifying 8,000 species which are of highest conservation concern, research showed that 15% are extinct or threatened with extinction from the UK,... Read More
Not so long ago I was reading an article and stumbled upon a statement which really took me by surprise. I read it again and again as I couldn’t believe what I was reading. It said, “Hedgehogs are as rare as tigers”. Sounds drastic right? Well if you consider the declining numbers of hedgehogs’ year upon year, the analogies such as the one I mentioned are not that extreme, as in fact, hedgehogs are disappearing from our countryside as fast as tigers and other endangered species are worldwide. Hedgehogs are... Read More
Here at best4hedging we adore birds! Hence why we sell an abundance of bird friendly hedging plants and have a great relationship with the RSPB who approve our bird friendly bundles. Many of us will be recovering from the weekend with the amount of Easter eggs and chocolate bunnies of which we surprise ourselves every year with how many we can actually eat, in addition to staying inside watching the strong winds and vicious gales that came with Storm Katie. Due to it being Easter and the number of birds... Read More