|Are you Wild About Gardens?
Do your bit for wildlife in your garden, allotment, school yard or window ledge!
So you want to know how to create your own wildlife haven?
For all the up to date information and advice you need visit Wild About Gardens! the website developed by the Royal Horticultural Society and The Wildlife Trusts.
Keep up to date with the latest nature happenings with the Blog and make use of the fabulous resources.
If you have been working hard to attract wildlife to your patch why not enter our Wildlife Award Scheme?
Do you have a Wildlife Friendly garden? Why not set a good example to your neighbours and join our Wildlife Garden Award Scheme earning yourself a free plaque to display on your gate or front door.
Download a form here
And whilst you are doing that why not enter the Big Wildlife Garden competition.
Competition closes on Sunday 20 May 2012. Prizes include a wildlife gardening masterclass at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, where the prize-giving ceremony will take place, along with membership of The Wildlife Trusts and the Royal Horticultural Society.
Some Wildlife Award winning gardens and school grounds
To qualify for your Wildlife Award Certificate and plaque:
Send in photographic evidence to show that you have five or more of the following to include at least one from each category habitats, planting and management.
Wildlife Pond in good condition
Bog or permanently wet area
Bat boxes and Bird boxes
Wildflower Meadow and / or long grass area
Nectar rich flowers and shrubs
Mixed native hedge
Mature native trees
Log pile and/or substantial decaying tree stump
No-go area (undisturbed area)
Climbing plants/Trellises suitable for nesting and feeding
Slug pellet free