Wildlife

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Bird Friendly Garden Ideas

Welcome wildlife to your garden with these bird friendly garden ideas, including bird feeders, bird boxes and bird baths.

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Tips for Getting Rid of Aphids

An aphid population can destroy gardens, houseplants and vegetable patches. Read these tips for getting rid of aphids to save your plants!

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7 Natural Ways To Keep Snails Out Of Your Garden

Sick of slugs and snails? Try these natural, chemical-free ways to keep snails out of your garden and off your crops and flowers.

Which Plants Repel Mosquitoes?

Are you done with DEET and sick of citronella? If you’re wondering which plants repel mosquitoes, we’ve got the answers for you!

asters are great plants for attracting butterflies
Flowers and Plants for Attracting Butterflies

Did you know there are over 50 varieties of butterflies in the UK? Create a butterfly garden by growing nectar-rich flowers and plants to attract butterflies.

A ladybird insect on white cow parsley
Garden Insects: What are Good and Bad Bugs?

Let’s take a look at how your garden maintenance can interact with insects, and how to balance the good and bad bugs in your little slice of nature.

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How to Attract Dragonflies to Your Garden

Dragonflies are one of the most beautiful insects in the UK, and watching them flit around a garden is an absolute delight.

garden ideas for wildlife can encourage foxes
The Best Garden Ideas for Wildlife in the UK

We have an incredible range of common species across the UK, and encouraging insects, birds and animals into your garden is an easy way to learn more about them.

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19 DIY Bug Hotel Ideas for a Healthy Garden Eco-System

Encouraging friendly species like bees, ladybirds, and beetles not only helps to pollinate your flowers, but can actually help you control the numbers of pesky plant-eaters.