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About The Aviary Garden

All about the ducks, chickens, quail, aviary birds and pets that live in our London garden.

House Sparrows In London

Sadly House Sparrows have declined by 60% in London and many other cities in the United Kingdom since 2004. I remember them in very large numbers on the bird feeders when I was younger but in our London borough I … Continue reading

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Pichu The Cockatiel Is Settling In

The first day of November has arrived and I’m afraid the aviary garden is looking rather untidy. Fallen leaves are everywhere and it is going take a lot of hard work to get it to this stage. However inside the … Continue reading

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Training And Bonding With A Cockatiel

I have hand reared many cockatiels with mainly very good results and love doing it. They live together in a separate small aviary and are a pleasure to look after. When I am in there they chat to me and … Continue reading

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The Cockatiel Chick Has Grown Up

The Cockatiel chick is 13 weeks old and has done so well. We have bought him into the house today to keep our house cockatiel Sammy company. He has got a bit wild flying around in the aviary for several … Continue reading

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Molly The Pekin Bantam

We have four Pekin Bantams and I love keeping them. They are friendly, very tame and have a really sweet way about them. I would recommend them to anyone who wants to keep hens but are a bit short of … Continue reading

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A Bee And Butterfly Friendly Hanging Basket

I have hanging baskets all around the garden. In the front garden I love a splash of pretty colours all year round. In the back garden I have been experimenting with some longer lasting ones with more bee and butterfly … Continue reading

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Short Of Time

I didn’t really manage to get any jobs done in The Aviary Garden today as I had such a lot on but I did get to Poundland and bought two new pretty hanging basket brackets for the new bird feeding … Continue reading

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Wildlife Garden Ideas And A New Bird Feeder

A few days ago I visited the ponds and Ecology Centre in Carshalton. We really enjoyed watching all the water birds as did a local fox who was hanging around the waters edge! It has given me lots of ideas … Continue reading

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Recycled Items To Make A Little Wildlife Pond

I love sitting up at the end of The Aviary Garden. Whether its at the end of the day or early in the morning it is a little peaceful oasis where I sit and have a cup of tea and … Continue reading

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A Few Nice Days…

The last month in London seems to have been one or two sunny days then cloudy and rain for a few days. I have spent the last few weeks working frantically on jobs that need doing in the garden when … Continue reading

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