pollinators

Common Ivy

Inimitable Ivy

As an evergreen plant, it is possible to see ivy throughout the year here in the UK. However, autumn is when it really starts to come into its own. Its late blooming flowers provide a host of invertebrates with food, and it offers a cosy shelter for bats, birds and insects. Despite this importance to […]

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Poplar hawkmoth

Magnificent Moths

This content contains affiliate links to Bookshop.org. When you buy through these links, I may earn an affiliate commission. To many people, moths are the drab, brown, poor relations of colourful, attention-grabbing butterflies. There is also a perception that moths only fly at night, while butterflies are out during the day and so much easier

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How to Create a Pollinator-Friendly Garden

This content contains affiliate links to Bookshop.org. When you buy through these links, I may earn an affiliate commission. It’s the Royal Horticultural Society’s National Gardening Week (from 2nd to 8th May), aimed at celebrating the joy of gardening. Over the years, my favourite thing about gardening has definitely been the variety of wildlife I’ve

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