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Win £100 worth of EcoBorder garden borders!


Win £100 of EcoBorder!

Wildlife Gardening has teamed up with The Plastic People to give you the chance of winning £100 worth of EcoBorder, the environmentally friendly garden border system.

With EcoBorder, you can instantly smarten the appearance of your garden: simply install between your grass and borders for a sleek, neat finish. The border is flexible, durable and reusable too, so it can be used in

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Sowing the seeds of hope 2015 Calendar Last Order Date

With a last ordering date of Friday 12 December, time is now running out to order the new ‘Sowing the seeds of hope’ calendar from The British Polio Fellowship in time for Christmas. Priced at just £4.95 thanks to sponsorship from Syngenta and Westland Horticulture, proceeds will go towards supporting those living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) in the

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Wasp Control is Important

Other than the initial unpleasantness of the insect sting itself, people who have gone all their lives without ever having any reaction to a wasp sting can have a toxic reaction to one random sting that proves life-threatening. Home or property owners may find themselves having an unexpectedly serious reaction to stings. When it comes to pest control, people do not often understand the importance

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Whether you already have green fingers, or would like to improve your gardening skills, we welcome you to ‘Wildlife Gardening’, our green gardening guide. Learn all about the insects that help in our gardens, and the pests we could all do without. There are gardening blog posts offering advice on managing garden ponds, landscaping, and planting through the seasons. Whether you want to build the

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Solar powered fountain in your garden

The benefits of using a solar powered fountain in your garden are numerous, and while it might be slightly obvious, the main benefit is that they run on solar power. This means that there are no electricity costs to running this type of fountain as all of the power it needs comes from the sun.

Another major benefit is that the fountain can be moved to

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Garden leaves have their uses

When autumn arrives there is a great change in scenery as the leaves begin to change colour. What was once green, turns into a great array of red, brown and yellow. While this is a very beautiful time of the year many people find it a rather repetitive time as they have to spend a lot of hours raking up leaves and throwing them away.


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Cosy conservatory furniture to enjoy your garden in the winter

For most people winter means that the gardening season is over, however, if you have a conservatory you can continue to enjoy your garden even during the winter months.  Of course, the winter brings with it a cold nip in the air which is why you may want to make a few investments in your conservatory to make sure that you enjoy your garden instead

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Native hedging great for your garden and wildlife

Native hedging refers to a mixture of British Shrubs and trees that are deciduous, fast growing and tough. Therefore is should not be a surprise the best hedge plants to use are those that have been there since the ice age.

The element that is key in hedge plants is Hawthorn which is the country’s best overall hedge plant. This will make about 50% of the

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Skyfarming at the Chelsea Flower Show

Growing food on a vertical plane, Skyfarming, rather than on the horizontal usually would be reserved for the sci-fi theatre where the gardeners ride around in jet-packs in order to tend to their plants. But there is a food garden being built that is 9 meters tall for UK’s top garden show, the Chelsea Flower Show.


One steel wall of the garden structure is all plants

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Setting up a vegetable garden

Setting up a vegetable garden can be both challenging and enjoyable although you may find the experience somewhat difficult to begin with. There are some difficulties but the end result is easily achieved. You need to set goals just as you would in any project.

Choose only vegetables that you like and enjoy eating. This will ensure that you begin your garden in the right frame

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