Activities in the Garden

Take Action for Wildlife in Your Garden, see the links below…. 

BBC wild about your garden

BBC wildlife gardens

The first page contains tips from the Show 'Wild About Your Garden' the second page is more general, offering wildlife gardening tips.

Space for Nature

This web site is a forum for wildlife gardening, containing information about all aspects of wildlife gardening. This includes an up to date monthly calendar, providing timely information about things you can be doing throughout the year to make you garden more attractive to wildlife

Lets Go Gardening

This web page may appeal to the more traditional gardener and contains information about the advantages of wildlife gardening has for aiding pest control.


This web page is ideal for keen ornithologists and contains information specifically targeted at attracting a wider variety of birds into the garden.

Royal Horticultural Society

This site contains lots of general gardening information as well as lots of advice for increasing biodiversity in the garden. The advice provides specific information about plants, butterflies and moths, birds, mammals and trees and much more.

Wild about Gardens

The Royal Horticultural Society has teamed up with The Wildlife Trusts to provide information about how your garden can benefit wildlife. There is a very good 'Things To Do' section including a monthly calendar and what to look out for. You can also join up for a monthly newsletter and receive customised, practical information about gardening and wildlife.

Forum for Gardening with Wildlife in Mind

Natural England lead this forum which includes a variety of individuals and organisations with an interest in gardens and gardening. Includes a manifesto called 'Let Our Gardens Live' which over 48 organisations have signed.

Gardens for Wildlife

This is a fantastic and helpful independent site by a real enthusiast. It includes all sorts of advice, fact sheets, a literature review of good books and an excellent links page.

This site is hosted by The James Hutton Institute
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