Building a bug hotel or wildlife stack in your garden is a great way to attract beneficial insects and wildlife into your garden such as ladybirds, bumble bees, butterflies, frogs & toads. This will help to create a more diverse range of wildlife in your
This is a lovely idea for a family activity this summer. Kids could then try to identify birds that visit the garden to feed. I also like that it doesn't have the nasty animal fats that commercial bird feeders tend to have
Insect Hotels Provide a home to pollinators and pest controllers. Tidy gardens, lawns and lack of dead wood, mean less and less habitat for wild bees, spiders and ladybugs. Here are all kinds of insect hotels that you could make.
Hedgehogs were once a common sight in British gardens, but figures suggest that their population is declining at a rapid rate – so much so in fact, that hedgehog numbers declined by over a third between 2003 and are many contributing factors to