Category: Gardens

  • Birds in your garden

    January 15, 2020
    If you follow some basic rules in your garden, you'll make it more attractive for a wide variety of bird…
  • Native spring-flowering bulbs for wildlife

    January 15, 2020
    Spring is a very important season for wildlife gardening. Early spring flowers are vital for early insects and the birds…
  • How to plan a wildlife hedge

    January 8, 2020
    Wildlife hedges are planted mainly for their wildlife value. Their use in controlling stock or people is not necessarily important.…
  • An introduction to wildlife gardening

    January 8, 2020
    Wildlife gardening is for everyone You do not need any particular level of expertise to start a wildlife garden. There…
  • Creating and managing a patch of wet grassland

    October 24, 2019
    Our tendency to drain large areas of land for agriculture and housing means we have lost many of our natural…
  • Make your garden a home for hedgehogs

    September 3, 2019
    The number of hedgehogs living in rural areas has plummeted by more than half since the year 2000. This comes…
  • Green gardening without peat

    June 11, 2019
    Peat is, without a doubt, great for growing plants in. So why should we not use peat in our gardens?…
  • Gardening for bees

    July 12, 2018
    We often consider gardening something that we do for ourselves. And this is great. Gardening for bees (and us) is…
  • How to build a fence

    September 19, 2017
    Fences are sometimes used to protect newly planted trees or to enclose areas which need to regenerate. They control access…
  • How to build or repair a dry stone wall

    August 15, 2017
    Learn the art of dry stone walling... Building with dry stone is one of the earliest skills developed by humans. Dry…