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.
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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...
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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 build a bat box
Build your own bat box and give a bat a safe place to roost.
How to conserve water
If we all do our part in conserving precious water supplies, we can make a huge difference for the environment.
How to make a bee hotel
Solitary bees are important pollinators and a gardener’s friend. Help them by building a bee hotel for your home or garden and watch…
How to attract hedgehogs and badgers
Putting out a bit of food can help see mammals like hedgehogs through colder spells.
How to do companion planting
Grow plants that help each other! Maximise your garden for you and for wildlife using this planting technique.
How to create a container garden for wildlife
Introduce more wildlife features into a small space using pots and containers
Waste free lunches
Making your lunch more sustainable is a brilliant way to help wildlife.
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.