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Flatford Wildlife Garden

Flatford Wildlife Garden
This is a garden which has been designed with wildlife in mind, from nectar-rich flower gardens, to native fruit-bearing plants, to butterfly larval host plants, to bird, bat and bug-boxes! 
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  • Blog Post: Like fun? Come to our Big Garden Birdwatch Events!

    This Saturday and Sunday are your chance to contribute to the official Big Garden Birdwatch - and a great opportunity to observe the birds in your garden, park, or other open space. It's also a great time to come down to Flatford Wildlife Garden and get involved. We had great fun last weekend...
  • Blog Post: Snowdrops say Spring...

    Snowdrops emerge, brushing away the memory of Autumn This week's work-party gave me a chance to see the very first snowdrops emerging in the garden. Being an Antipodean who frequently struggles with the long dark winter here, I always feel a moment of disproportionate wild joy when the first...
  • Blog Post: Radio 4, Greenshanks and Willow Emerald Damsels

    A view across the Stour towards Mistley My recollection of this last week has been dominated by a Greenshank count. Mark Nowers, the Warden for Stour Estuary and Wolves Wood, was kind enough to invite me along. By counting the birds at the end of August, between official Wetland Bird Survey dates...