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Wildlife gardening projects and activities for when you’re stuck at home

The next few weeks are going to be uncertain for many of us. But one thing is for certain – we’re going to be staying at home a lot more than we are used to. We think it’s now as important as ever to stay connected with nature, so we’ve assembled loads of activities and ideas to help you keep the kids entertained, stay active and help wildlife at the same time.

We’ve got wildlife gardening advice, tips on growing your own food, and activities for kids to do both outdoors and indoors. We’ve also assembled loads of resources from across the web so you never run out of ideas.

So switch off the news for a bit, turn off your phone notifications and get out into your garden. Nature will always be there for us through hard times, as long as we look after it.

We will regularly be adding more activities and posts to this page, so keep checking back to see what’s new!
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Become a wildlife gardener

Learn how to provide food, shelter and breeding spots for the wildlife in your garden.

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Grow your own food

Learn how to grow your own fruit and vegetables in a wildlife friendly garden

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Activities for kids

Keep the kids entertained with our wildlife gardening activities for kids and nature related projects to do indoors.

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Share a virtual tour of your garden

Record a virtual tour of your garden and share it with us on social media

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Our monthly newsletter is jam packed with information and advice on keeping your garden wildlife friendly. We’ll let you know what jobs to be doing in your garden each month, as well as keeping you updated on new videos and articles.

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Check out our recommendations from across the web for lots of ways to stay connected to nature whilst we’re stuck at home.

Get involved

If you’d like to contribute to this page, we’d love to hear from you! Whether you have some ideas to keep kids entertained, would like to write a blog post on wildlife gardening or growing food, or have your own project you’d like to share, then tell us all about it.
Get in touch!

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Wildlife Garden Project Clothing and Bags

If you missed out on our merch at Birdfair, fear not! You can still get your hands on our wildlife themed clothing and bags online.
We only use certified organic fabrics and renewable energy in our supply chain, so our T-shirts are good for you and good for the planet!
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We have a diverse bunch of friendly people working behind the scenes on our videos and website. We all work for free, fuelled only by our shared love of wildlife.

If you’d like to become part of the team, get in touch!

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