Gardening for Nature & Wildlife
In the UK we have millions of gardens, and an army of gardeners, together we can create a massive network of habitats for wildlife.
Whether we have a patio for a few tubs, an allotment or are blessed with room for wild flower beds or native trees we can all be wildlife gardeners. And gardening is so good for you.
Did you know there are microbes in soil that act as a natural antidepressant? Or that there is a growing number of charities providing social and therapeutic horticulture to aid people in recovery? I personally find gardening meditative – a little bit of me time, with fresh air and the wildlife be they birds or bugs.
A curated guide to the most useful articles about gardening with nature and wildlife in mind.
Useful Gardening Websites
Comprehensive, curated details of the most useful websites about gardening for wildlife.
“Inspiring everyone to grow…”. If you love gardening, you’ll love the RHS. Visit their website for expert gardening advice, to learn the science behind environmentally friendly gardening, to visit their gardens or browse their shop.
Eco-friendly wildlife products for bees, butterflies, bugs, mammals and birds. A wide range of mostly unique products, 79 at time of writing, to attract wildlife to your garden and give them a habitat, food and water to help them. Make your garden an oasis for nature!