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What makes a good wildlife garden?

A perfect wildlife garden - the Abbey Physic Community Garden in Faversham

What do you consider to be a 'wildlife garden'? Do you think it means weeds and untidiness? Or a great deal of hard work? In fact, a wildlife garden can be smart or scruffy. It…

January 15th, 2017 - Wildlife & eco

12 easy ways to help wildlife in your garden now

Easy ways to help wildlife in your garden now

When did you last wash out the bird bath? I keep walking past mine, thinking 'must do something about that.' It's so easy to forget. Time goes by. So this weekend is my 'wildlife friendly audit'.…

April 3rd, 2016 - Wildlife & eco

15 questions you need to ask about guilt-free ‘green’ gardening

Water butts help save water

Do you - as an 'ordinary gardener' - feel guilty about spraying your plants with chemicals or buying a peat-based compost? After all, what difference does it really make? If your garden is middle-sized, that's…

October 4th, 2015 - Wildlife & eco

How to make a mini wildlife pond

mini wildlife ponds

A mini wildlife pond will help wildlife in your garden. Water is essential for all creatures. And helping wildlife is part of being an environmentally responsible gardener. But how big does a pond have to…

April 19th, 2015 - Wildlife & eco