Local gardeners helping wildlife

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At a time when the latest UK research indicates a 60% decline in studied wildlife species there is an urgent need for us all to get involved and help in some way. Many garden favourites are among the creatures shown to be in serious trouble such as starlings, toads, hedgehogs, some butterflies and ladybirds. There … Continue reading

Mini Meadows

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As I write this it seems that these cold days and nights will never end but of course they will. As Spring buds and bulbs start to push their way through, it’s good to remember how glorious Summer can be. With a little planning now you could have your own mini-meadow buzzing with life, colour … Continue reading

Martin Down National Nature Reserve

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I’m glad to say that New Years Day 2013 began with blue skies and gorgeous winter sunshine for many across the UK, and what a great way to start the year. Whilst organising my schedule and plans for the Meadow Project in 2013, I came across some photos that a friend had taken of a … Continue reading

Wildflower Meadow Progress

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Back in April we sowed our first wildflower meadow with an annual and perennial mix of British cornflowers and wildflowers. And then we waited…………. And we waited…….. And we waited….. Unfortunately the summer barely arrived and as we have all been witness to, the rain fell and fell – as did the temperature. So it … Continue reading

How to create a wildlife friendly garden

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How you can help wildlife in your garden to flourish For the last 5 years I have tried to create a wildlife friendly garden that encourages as many insects, butterflies, bees, dragonflies and birds as possible. This means that I practice organic gardening, with the vegetables, fruit and plants that are grown and I have incorporated a … Continue reading

Make a difference in your garden or on your land.

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There are so many ways that we, the gardener or land owner, can help to increase our wild life friendly habitats. But, of course, all of our situations are different and we don’t always have the time to trawl the internet and bookshops to find the advice we need. So whether you have a small, … Continue reading