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These are some new kits available from Potsy Pamsy, which would make a great little homeschool art project 🙌🙌 Visit their page for further info and details of their other paint at home kits.Last one today I promise

Bubble technique and sgraffito plate. Full instructions provided. Collection from the studio or local delivery £3.50
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No queues today if you needed to pop by for anything.. Butcher's and Farm shop open on the car ostler too 👌 Call and collect also available, call us on 01922 418050 for info 😘 ... See MoreSee Less

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'Frostkiss' Hellebores..This exclusive collection has just arrived, £14.99 each. Remember we're open this weekend for all of your gardening, pets and aquatics needs 👍🏻 ... See MoreSee Less

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Hollybush Garden Centre & Aquaria

Here's a guide to attract birds to your garden ready to count them for the world's largest wildlife survey, Big Garden Birdwatch, taking place 29th-31st January. It can take a little bit of time for birds to get used to a new feeder, so aim to stock up soon ready for the end of the month.

🐦Blackbirds mostly feed on the ground and will eat anything – from fatty nibbles to mealworms
🐦 Blue tits and great tits use a feeder, eating seeds as well as suet and peanuts
🐦 Finches, including chaffinches and greenfinches, use both a feeder and a bird table, and they love sunflower hearts
🐦 Robins are natural ground feeders. Make a mixture of bird seed, sunflower hearts and mealworms and sprinkle it out on a tray.

You can put out leftovers such as some bread, fruit cake, dried fruit, unsalted nuts, or fruit such as apples and pears. Don’t use anything mouldy or salty though, and if you have a dog don’t put out dried fruit – vine fruits such as raisins can be toxic to them.

Aim to put your bird feeders and tables somewhere:
🐦 Quiet – where birds won't be disturbed
🐦 Safe – not too close to bushes where cats could hide in wait, but close enough for cover that birds can easily dart to and from
🐦 Sheltered from harsh winds.

Wherever you place your feeder, make sure you can see it when you’re indoors so you can get the most pleasure from it!

Remember the water!
Birds like a drink too. You don't need a traditional bird bath, you can try a dinner plate or breakfast bowl or even a large plant pot tray – anything shallow that holds water will do.
And remember to:
🐦 Keep it clean
🐦 Put out fresh water every day
🐦 Pour warm water onto any ice that forms in the winter, birds need water all year round.

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Great days out in Staffordshire, enjoy our Garden Centre, Aquatics, Shops & Restaurant!

The perfect location for a day out at one of the largest independent garden centres in the UK.


Garden Centre

Welcome to Hollybush Garden Centre and Aquaria, the perfect location for a day out. Hollybush is one of the largest independent garden centres in the UK offering a vast range of products at competitive prices.

Whether you are a keen gardener or just want to browse, our Garden Centre in Staffordshire offers friendly and professional advice on all aspects of gardening.

Aquatics

Our aquatics department have a variety of tropical, freshwater and marine fish. With over 100 tanks of fish to choose from, we offer pumps, lights, filters, heaters and streams. Our staff are on hand to offer the advice you need when setting up your new pond, fish tank and the wellbeing of your fish.

Pets

Our pet shop offers a variety of small mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians. Some of these include; rabbits, hamsters, snakes, lizards, spiders, budgies, canaries and zebra finches. We also offer food, housing and accessories for conventional and exotic pets alike, along with the best advice for taking care of your new pets.

Restaurant & Café

Whether you want a morning coffee, breakfast, afternoon tea or a three course meal, our restaurant and café has a great menu to satisfy your tastes.

We are very family orientated, welcoming children with their own menu and colouring sheets to enjoy.

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