What to do in your garden this month

As the seasons change, so do our jobs in the garden. Keep up to speed with what you can do in your wildlife garden with our month by month guide. You can search through the archive below to see what sort of things you can be doing the rest of the year. Happy Gardening!

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Colaptes auratus English: A male Northern Flic...
It’s that time of year again where mammals and birds could all do with our help, especially when it…
Bird box with snow
Spring is still a little too far away and it’s tempting to stay curled up by the fire, but put on…
Volucella zonaria sur buddleia (2)
The sun seems to be finally getting its hat on, or at least dusting it off. It’s not warm yet, but…
Cranesbill Geranium
Hooray for the Spring! Everything is starting to come to life now in your wildlife garden, and…
Zillions of tadpoles!
Your garden should be buzzing with insects and the sound of nesting birds as the weather warms up,…
Foxglove
June is a month which sees hedgerows burst into life, lush with roses, elderflowers, speedwell and…
It’s summer! You can start to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labour: your wild flowers…
Collecting water
Despite the shortening days, the summer heat (if you are lucky!) and humidity normally reaches its…
Barn swallow (Hirundo rustica). The photo is t...
Nights are becoming colder and days shorter as our summer visitors prepare to migrate back to…
Squirrel
October is the month which signals the true arrival of autumn. Temperatures drop and we are greeted…
Young European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus).
Winter is drawing nearer, the nights are getting darker and the creatures in our gardens are…
English: Teasel (Dipsacus spec.) - detail
Winter can be a tough time for much of our garden wildlife, and as winter fully takes hold, it’s…
Orgy