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
  • Fancy a day out among wildlife gardeners?

    If you like wildlife gardening, and love learning more, you might like this: the Wildlife Gardening Forum is laying on a Wildlife Gardeners Day on Saturday 19 May 2018 at The Wetland Centre, London. I know, because I'm speaking at it, but don't...
  • 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...
Latest photos
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Dotted Border

A male Dotted Border spotted in my garden last weekend before the Beast from the East swept in.
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This Cafe is Now Open for Service!

I built a hedgehog cafe, using the video as a guide, yesterday (Saturday 6/8/16). Last night I went out...
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Mallard and her 10 ducklings

Mallard and her 10 ducklings in my back garden.ive put to ponds out with water and happy in ponds.but...
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Nesting Time

Saw these starlings taking a break from lawn maintenence to collect nesting material
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Bathing Beauty

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Arm Chair Bird Watching

This is a view from the lounge across the garden to our pond with two seed feeders on the right side...
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Bat Poo

Bat poo on top of our log pile under the box's on the garage.
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Bat & Tit Box's

We have two bat box's and a tit box on the back of the garage, not sure yet if the tit box has any...
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This Morning Looking for Breakfast

Suddenly the garden feeders were empty and he landed at the bottom of the garden. Visits every few weeks...
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Sunflower Feeder

Redpoll, think female
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Hedgehog behaviour

I posted this under forums and here's a photo of what the hedgehog leaves behind. Two hedgehogs visit...
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Scruffy female chaffinch?

What do you think is the reason for this birds scruffy feathers? Is it just from being so busy raising...
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