Wildlife gardening

Every acre is a home for wildlife

Wildlife gardening, Paul Harris 2020 VISION

Your garden is really important!

Large or small, ledge or yard, your garden could be part of a wider network of natural havens linking urban green spaces with nature reserves and Derbyshire's countryside.

Together, our gardens are a vast living landscape. With an estimated 16 million gardens in the UK, the way they are cared for can make a big difference to the natural world.

Making space for nature

Learn how to help different wildlife species in your garden.

Bring back bees

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Red tailed bumblebee, Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills Photography 

Help hedgehogs

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Hedgehog, Jon Hawkins, Surrey Hills Photography 

Beautiful butterflies

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Common blue butterfly, Vicky Nall

Build a bat box

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Bat, Robert Booth

Make a pond

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Toad, Neil Shaw, via Flickr

Care for birds

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Blue tit, Sharon Dale via Flickr

Be inspired...

There is so much you can do in your garden for wildlife - take a peek at some of our actions and how to guides. Enjoy! 

Wild about gardens?

There are so many things you can do in your garden - want to learn more? Take a look at Wild About Gardens - a joint initiative between The Wildlife Trusts and RHS. It's packed full of ideas on how you can improve your garden for wildlife and has a different theme every year.


Wild About Gardens

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Worm, Tom Marshall

All our lives are better when they're a bit wild
The Wildlife Trusts

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