Wildlife gardening

This section is here to give you the information, tools and tips you need to transform your garden into a wildlife haven. Below you'll find a month by month guide on the most important things to do in your garden at this time of year. For more general advice, tips and ideas, browse through the 3 categories below to find out anything from how to make a bird box or garden pond to how to sow a wildflower meadow!

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Want to know what to feed the birds or how to attract frogs and toads? Maybe you want to have a go at building a bird box or even a bug hotel?
Find out more about the best plants, flowers, trees and shrubs for a colourful and varied wildlife garden bursting with food and shelter for all kinds of creatures!
And everything else...find out how to build a pond, control pests without using chemicals or make the most of a small space!

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What to do in your garden this month

It’s summer! You can start to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour: your wild flowers should be in full bloom, insects will be feeding on the pollen and nectar of these plants and birds will start feeding on any soft fruits and berries. Water will soon be evaporated from the ground so try to use mulch on surfaces to keep water in. You can use water butts to conserve water, and use it to water plants and keep your pond topped up and if the weather is very hot keep any containers or bird…