Give wildlife a helping hand
From digging a wildlife pond to planting a bee-friendly window box, there’s always something that you can do to help the wildlife on your doorstep.
With an estimated 124,500 gardens in Somerset, covering 19 square kilometres of the county, these spaces have huge potential for nature. Here you’ll find tips to help you improve your garden so wildlife can thrive.
Take action at home
You don't have to travel far to help wildlife - our gardens and homes can be made havens for wildlife with just a few simple actions.
How to provide bushes for nesting birds
In the spring, birds choose the best locations to build nests, so why not offer them a safe place to settle?
How to create a herb garden for wildlife
Planting herbs will attract important pollinators into your garden, which will, in turn, attract birds and small mammals looking for a…
How to make a bog garden
Instead of draining, make the waterlogged or boggy bits of garden work for nature, and provide a valuable habitat.
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