Connect with wildlife in your own space
From digging a wildlife pond to planting a bee-friendly window box, to creative crafting and citizen science, there’s always something that you can do to help the wildlife and the natural environment from your own back yard. Or your front doorstep. Covid19 has stopped the world for a while but nature carries on, so find time to connect to it.
In the garden...
Garden for wildlife
Wildlife-friendly gardening is about making a haven for you, as well as for wildlife. By gardening sympathetically for wildlife, you’ll be rewarded by a truly natural outdoor space, where you can get in touch with the plants, animals and birds that make their home there.
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.
You can do so much to help wildlife by focusing on what's on your doorstep! Our gardens and homes can be made havens for wildlife with just a few simple actions.
How to conserve water
If we all do our part in conserving precious water supplies, we can make a huge difference for the environment.
Climate friendly gardening
There are plenty of ways you can take action against climate change in your own backyard or local greenspace.
The best plants for bees and pollinators
Set up a ‘nectar café’ by planting flowers for pollinating insects like bees and butterflies
Crafts, colouring and more
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