Help pollinators in your garden with our top tips!
Our #GetDorsetBuzzing campaign is now in full swing and we are delighted that nearly 4,000 people have signed up! Wondering what to do in the garden to help biodiversity and pollinators? Wildlife Gardening expert Kate Bradbury explains how you can plant for pollinators in our newest video.
Discover amazing gardens
Meet our garden heroes from our wildlife gardening competition 2019. You can sign up to get a wildlife friendly plaque here.
Other ways you can help Get Dorset Buzzing
If you've signed up to Get Dorset Buzzing here's a few other ways you can help wildlife in your garden...
Take action to help wildlife
How to clean nestboxes and bird feeders
Nestboxes can harbour parasites so it is good practice to take them down at the end of the season and give them a clean. Likewise it is…
How to grow a wildlife- friendly vegetable garden
Growing vegetables is a great – and tasty – way of attracting wildlife to your garden. Learn about companion planting and how wildlife…
How to compost your waste
Instead of sending your waste to landfill, create your very own compost shelter for wildlife.
How to attract moths and bats to your garden
Plant flowers that release their scent in the evening to attract moths and, ultimately, bats looking for an insect-meal into your garden…
Leave the car at home
Leave the car at home and cut your environmental footprint.
How to make a seed bomb
Plant wildflower with seed bombs!
How to make a shrub garden for wildlife
Woody shrubs and climbers provide food for wildlife, including berries, fruits, seeds, nuts leaves and nectar-rich flowers. So why not…
How to make your garden a chemical-free zone
Go chemical-free in your garden to help wildlife, make a safer environment for people and pets, and save money!
How to make a log shelter
Log piles are perfect hiding places for insects, providing a convenient buffet for frog, birds, and hedgehogs too!