Homes for Wildlife

Homes for Wildlife

Homes for Wildlife
If you love the creatures in your garden, you'll love our Homes for Wildlife project. This is the place to ask and answer questions about making your backyard wildlife-friendly.
Latest blog posts
  • Pretty Polly

    I had a first in my garden this week. Funny how we have such a clear sense of what has visited before, and who is a newcomer. This one was perched on one of my SquirrelBuster birdfeeders, and could easily be passed off as a House Sparrow from behind...
  • Help keep watch for the Asian Hornet

    Have you heard of the Asian Hornet? It flirted with the headlines in 2016 and 2017, and we'd like it if it never became headline news again, but that's where we need your vigilance. So let's start at the beginning. The Asian Hornet comes...
  • Helping our non-feathered friends in the garden

    I'm sure many of you are like me: I love the birds in my garden, passionately, but I love all the other wildlife as well, and I love doing things to help give all of them a home. Of course, it makes sense to do so, because wildlife isn't independent...
  • How to be Plantwise

    I love growing plants. I'm what is known as a plantaholic. Like millions of gardeners across the country, many of the plants I grow aren't native, either to Britain or to the area of the country I live in. So I grow dahlias from Mexico, Echinacea...
  • Welcoming a winter baby

    Well, it has been some winter, hasn't it? And it looks like it hasn't done with us yet, with another icy blast in the offing. All the more amazing, then, given that my garden looked like this barely ten days ago with powder snow swept in modern...
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