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
  • In love with a moth called Pam

    I'm going to take you somewhere we've never been before on this blog. Brace yourself - we're going to explore the exciting world of...(cue drum beat - dum dum dum) micro moths. No, honestly, stick with me. It's going to be better than...
  • Stopping and stooping to see the ickle bees

    I was wandering around the Bishop's Garden the other day in Chichester, admiring his herbaceous beds, and everything was as it should be on the wildlife front. The bumblebees and honeybees were running riot on the Nepeta and Eryngiums, on the Heleniums...
  • By eck! The magic of Echiums

    I remember only too vividly my first trip to the tip of Cornwall and seeing a plant apparently growing wild that had a 12-foot high spike of blue flowers covered in bees. That it had the name Echium pininana was a bonus, for here was a Latin name that...
  • Unexpected guests in a home for nature

    I am indebted to Wildlife Friendly for the subject matter of today's blog. As many of you will know, she has a wonderful wildlife garden in Devon, so much so that Carol Klein and a BBC Gardeners World TV crew visited a couple of years ago. One...
  • Welcome to my garden boudoir

    When it comes to having a good wash and scrub up, my garden is currently the place to be. Take a look at this: If you can make it out, it is a Blue Tit getting itself in a right lather. See how it tosses its head about violently in order to create...
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