Make a home for hedgehogs

Who doesn’t love a hedgehog? If you are lucky enough to have these spiky mammals snuffling around your garden at night, why not make them a comfortable home? Hedgehogs are unmistakable, and are a true gardeners friend. They enjoy eating beetles and other insects, as well as slugs, so are an effective natural method of…

Watch a wild webcam

You don’t always have to go outside to explore nature: some amazing spectacles are available to you in the comfort of your own home through the wonderful technology of webcams! There are webcams positioned all around the world, ready to bring the natural world to your screen, and a selection have been listed below –…

Let your lawn go wild

This is a very easy activity to do  – in fact, you don’t have to do anything! If you have a lawn in your garden, try leaving it to grow instead of giving it a mow! A well looked-after lawn may look quite nice, but it is not an ideal habitat for wildlife. It’s what…

Help to make a bird’s nest

In Springtime, you may be lucky enough to see adult birds gathering materials to build their nests. You can help by supplying them with some lovely, comfy materials! Birds build nests of very differnce shapes and sizes, from the tinest goldcrest nest at just 10cm to the huge messy nests of eagles which can be…

Make seed bombs

This is an exciting way to plant wildflowers! You can make your own seed bombs quite easily, and use them to brighten up your garden, public areas, waste ground, or even gift them to friends and family. Widlflowers are very important as they provide natural food for a range of insects and other widlife. Using…