Give birds a helping hand as they set up home to raise their families by leaving out safe nesting material for them #homesfornature

Offer Nesting Materials For Birds

Neat way to use old kitchen supplies to attract birds to the yard/garden. Offer safe nesting materials for birds.

Thought I should post about this project we did over the weekend, because the kids had a lovely time doing it, and the gift recipient (Grand...

For Dragonfly 6 legs -Filth Wizardry: Autumn woodland treasure sculpture; creating art with nature walk finds such as twigs, maple seeds, and other fall finds.

Insect hotel at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park

A garden photographers reflection on the show gardens at RHS Tatton Park show 2012

Nature Squared designed by Reaseheath College FdSc Garden & Landscape design year 2 awarded Silver Gilt Tatton Park RHS flower show 2012

In Love With Indigo: 3 DIY Detailed tutorial on 3 beautiful tie dye techniques to create your own glorious Indigo Shibori textiles. Great for home decor or fashion projects. - A Piece Of Rainbow

In Love With Indigo: 3 DIY Indigo Tie Dye Patterns

How to build a simple adjustable rug loom and weave a beautiful t-shirt rug or other up-cycled fabric rugs. Detailed tutorial and step by step photos!

Make an easy nesting material dispenser for your garden birds. @_BTO @BBCSpringwatch @Natures_Voice @wildlifetrusts

Wildlife Gadget Man on

Putting up nest boxes in and around your garden is an excellent way to help garden birds but providing a safe breeding site is only half the battle. During the nest building phase many birds such as Blue Tits and Great tits etc.


Insect Hotel structures was built for Barton Hill Walled Garden Project and is intended to resemble a city skyline. It's attached to a wall in a shady area at the bottom of the garden.

Making a bug wall to create man made habitats for beneficial insects.

Making a Home for Bugs

Bee hotel Making a bug wall to create man made habitats for beneficial insects.

Eco-dyeing inspired by India Flint, foraged locally and letting nature take its course over a few days of curing.

Eco Dye

Eugene Textile Center’s color maeven, Janis Thompson taught an eco dye workshop, in the style of India Flint. We foraged dyestuff from our yards and fields and travels and made masterpieces!

Why you should make a home for insects in your vegetable garden

Insect Hotels - Encourage Beneficial Insects Into Your Garden - would be neat idea for walkway