12 06, 2019

Let a part of your lawn go

By | June 12th, 2019|Ecology, Wildlife|0 Comments

Relax and help wildlife! – more and more of us are finding that a really easy way to bring more wildlife to our gardens is to leave some lawn to grow tall and flower over the summer – yes, grasses have beautiful flowers too! Try leaving part of your lawn unmown for a few weeks this [...]

9 08, 2017

Native wetland plants to dazzle in wetter areas of your garden

By | August 9th, 2017|Plants, Wildlife|0 Comments

If you are lucky enough to have an area of your garden with damp conditions, then here are my suggestions for some of the very best native wetland plants that will add lots of colour and structure, while attracting a host of wildlife too. Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) – this is a simply stunning perennial, [...]

30 09, 2016

What are the best trees and shrubs to attract birds into my garden?

By | September 30th, 2016|Ecology, Q&A, Wildlife|0 Comments

The choice of trees and shrubs at a garden centre or nursery can be rather daunting, but do try to include some native types in your garden as these will support many more of the insects that provide an important food source for garden birds. The availability of berries in our gardens in winter is [...]