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The garden is a refuge for people and animals. Here you can experience close to nature. But even those who enjoy life on the balcony or enjoys going for a walk in the green and flowering surrounding, should be aware of all the animals who are hardworking volunteers who contribute to this glory. For many animals, the garden is even suitable living environment, and those who wish to can help encourage them into your properties garden. Here at approved trader we have taken a look at some of the common visitors you may get in a traditional English garden.
The Chaffinch, owes its name to one of his penchant for beechnuts and its characteristic song, The plumage of the male is particularly splendid: crown and nape are gray-blue, the back is maroon, the rear back - the rump - green and white wing bars. The nicely marked male birds often remain alone, especially since they also spend the winter here, while most of chaffinches females move to warmer area`s. Chaffinches feed on berries, seeds of all kinds, including insects and spiders, you can encourage chaffinch`s into your garden with the addition of bird nests as well as bird feeders.
Squirrels belong to the rodent family, they are skilful climbers - real acrobats in the garden. Their long, bushy tail helps them in balancing and controlling the jumps from branch to branch. Squirrel’s do not hibernate in the winter, but rest in their spherical nests. Every few days they are awake and eat food from their buried stores. Nuts that they do not discover again or do not need as winter feed can germinate and grow into new trees. The stock of the European squirrel is threatened by the coming North American grey squirrel.
Unlike wasps, bees are vital to the British country side, pollinating the plants in your garden, Bees live in a hive or nest with worker bees going out to collect pollen for the hive. Bee populations have been decreasing in the UK and is becoming a concern for the British garden
Earthworms rarely come to the surface. Mostly they move with the help of small bristles and their circular and longitudinal muscles through the soil. Earthworms feed on plant waste and Substrate they have some time previously drawn into the earth. Incessantly repeat the nocturnal worms this process of organizing, seizure and digestion, passing through thoroughly the soil layers. So it becomes very important for the loosening of the soil, especially the digestive process of the worms stimulates beneficial microorganisms for the soil and creates valuable plant fertilizer with a high nutrient content - many times higher than that of normal garden soil. Earthworms are hermaphrodites, they breathe through their skin and have only a sense of touch and the sense of light-sensitive cells at the front and rear end.