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 compost your waste
Instead of sending your green waste to landfill, create your own compost.
How to go peat free in your garden
Our gardens have an important role in the fight against climate change. Help preserve vital peatland by going peat free in your garden…
How to make a hedge for wildlife
Hedges provide important shelter and protection for wildlife, particularly nesting birds and hibernating insects.
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