Flatford Wildlife Garden

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! 
Latest blog posts
  • Your garden sanctuary.....

    As the world outside our windows begins to awaken with the spring, our thoughts often turn to our gardens.... And what a fantastic time to get outside, what with spring flowers peeping, and birds singing with joy! Gardens can be a great refuge for...
  • This week is RHS National Gardening Week

    Here at Flatford we will be offering tours of the garden every day during RHS National Gardening Week. We will be offering advice on how to make your own garden more wildlife friendly. There will also be advice on sustainable gardening, and a chance to...
  • A splash of spring colour

    Spring has finally sprung! Well okay, maybe it hasn’t fully arrived, but it is most certainly on its way, and what better indication than the sudden burst of colour in our gardens, woodlands, and even roadside verges? The snowdrops started lifting...
  • Snake in the grass!

    Brace yourselves, I am going to talk to you about all things rotten. Namely, compost heaps, leafmould and habitat piles! Firstly - compost heaps. I was tutting to myself as I removed a pile of freshly-cut grass from the top of the completely-rotten...
  • So much more than a walk around the garden

    (A quick word from Becky, a new volunteer) I've just got back from spending some time in the RSPB Flatford Wildlife Garden, re-acquainting myself with some ancient and unconscious knowledge and soaking as much new detail as I could. I say ancient...
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