In the Garden - Butterflies Birds & Bees

Feathered friends
Sitting quietly outdoors in a favourite spot is made extra special when wildlife comes visiting. During winter, birds usual supply of food from trees can be in short supply, so supplementary feeding is a great way to encourage them to stay around.
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Vintage flowers
Simple flowers that have graced our gardens for centuries owe their long standing popularity as much to their extraordinary functionality as their enduring beauty.
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Summer colour for butterflies
Load your garden with colourful plants to ensure you have a blazing display to attract as many butterflies as possible.
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Plant swan plant seeds early
This time of year is a great time to sow swan plant or milkweed seeds. There is still enough heat to encourage germination and your plants will have a chance to reach a reasonable size before the cold weather slows them down.
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Planting for pollinators
Flower gardens are great for the planet's little champions. If you do just one thing this spring, plant a pollinator garden.
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Kids Go Gardening - flutterby butterfly
Planting a butterfly garden is easy and you'll be rewarded with the fluttering of butterflies all through the summer
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Kids Go Gardening - grow swan plants for Monarchs
Gardens are full of amazing creatures, some so small we have to look closely to see them. Others are big and so beautiful we can't miss them! Like the Monarch butterflies
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Kids Go Gardening - make a buzz!
You can help essential pollinators by planting a bee friendly flower garden.
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Wild bird wellness
As winter sets in, trees and shrubs go dormant for the season, biding their time until spring arrives. That means a reduction of food sources like nectar, berries and insects for our wild bird friends.
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The nature garden
Plant trees and shrubs that provide food and lodgings for birds so you can enjoy them in your garden.
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19-Jul-2024