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.
Discover the joys of returning to nature within the bounds of your very own garden. From plant species to sustainable techniques, Tophill’s practical and gorgeously illustrated guide covers everything you need to know for rewilding your green space and doing a good turn for the planet in the process.
An intriguing glimpse into a world of mini-beasts and creepy crawlies, and a broadside against chemicals which destroy their habitats. A hymn to the unlimited possibilities of mankind’s communion with nature, The Garden Jungle will make you think twice about the creatures living within your lawn.