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Plants for butterflies and pollinators

Grow flowers for butterflies

<b>Choose which flowers and shrubs to plant.</b> Check out our recommendations of the very best to grow for butterflies, and decide which ones you would …

Where's the best place for your Barn Owl nestbox?

Best option – Barn Owl nestbox inside a building<p>If there’s a large building that a Barn Owl can enter at 3+ metres above the ground then this is …

Everything you need to know about growing and caring for buddlejas

We met Peter Moore, keeper of the National Collection of buddleja at Longstock Park Nursery in Hampshire and asked him to share his wisdom on …

DIY: How to Build an Insect Hotel from Found Materials

Some of you might think it’s crazy to start thinking about gardening when winter is just getting started, but the opposite couldn’t be more true! …

Scilla peruviana

<i>Scilla peruviana</i>, the <b>Portuguese squill</b>,[4] is a species of <i>Scilla</i> native to the western Mediterranean region in Iberia, Italy, and northwest Africa.[5]<p>…

How to build a bird box for house sparrows

Where have all the sparrows gone? It's hard to imagine that this once common British bird is in serious decline in some parts of the country, …

How To Make A DIY Butterfly Feeder For Your Garden

As much as I'd love to have a green thumb, I don't, so I try my hardest and glean as much wisdom as I can from posts such as these. My GNOWFGLINS …

Wild Winter Days

This winter The Wildlife Trusts ran an 'Act for Nature' competition in which we asked you to give wildlife a helping hand during the coldest months …

Nature by design

Christmas is past, and our televisions screens are now under attack from the annual carpet bombing by tour operators. For many viewers, these adverts will stir thoughts of sunnier times and warmer climes in the summer months ahead, but they have made me dust off last year’s holiday snaps - from a …

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Common tansy

This decorative and pungent perennial was once important medicinally but is now seldom used, although it is a useful insect-repellent ingredient of pot-pourri. The curled and variegated forms are particularly attractive and less vigorous, which commends them for smaller gardens for the best colour, …

5 Reasons to Grow Sanguisorba Minor

So you have been growing your own herbs for a while now. You have your basic herbs in pots or a veg bed near the kitchen so you can snip up some mint …

Tip of the Day: 5 Instagram Tips and Tricks You May Not Know

Sometimes we get so wrapped up in thinking we know everything there is to know about social media that we forget it’s always evolving. If you’re like me, chances are you often don’t read about the new features added to your updated app or even bother to ask your friends about the tips they’ve …

Tip of the Day: 5 More Instagram Tips and Tricks You May Not Know

<b>How To Fix Typos in Your Captions</b><p>How many times have you posted a photo to Instagram, only to realize hours later that there is a typo in your description or that you forgot to include a hashtag? If you’re me, that number is a lot. Now Instagram (finally) lets its users edit their photo captions! …

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Not JUST for Nest Boxes – Getting Creative with your Nest Box Camera!

Not so long ago, filming birds inside a nest box would have been only possible with sophisticated and expensive camera kits, usually only available …

Get your garden buzzing with our free RHS Perfect for Pollinators plant list / RHS Gardening

Search our Find a plant database and look for the RHS Perfect for Pollinators symbol alongside plant details. You can also filter results to only …

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Wildflowers are becoming increasingly scarce in the countryside due to the loss of many traditional habitats…<p>You can create a wildflower meadow on …

How to create an annual flower meadow

Annual flower meadows are very attractive, easy to create and flower in summer and autumn if sown in spring. You can quickly cover large areas with …