Nature on Your Doorstep

Do great things for the wildlife where you live! Whatever your outdoor space, be it a balcony, courtyard or garden, you’ll find expert tips and tricks to make it a happier place for you – and the nature on your doorstep.

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What it's all about...

Nature on Your Doorstep is designed to inspire and help you with ‘how to’ videos, seasonal things to do and try and new features on easy ways you can encourage more wildlife. All our ideas are:


  • Affordable – you can make your space wildlife friendly on a small budget
  • Easy for beginners and the green-fingered alike
  • Relatively quick to do – though it can take time for wildlife to find your space
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10 easy ways to help nature on your doorstep

From simple pots to stunning plots, everyone can make an impact! Watch our video series as Adrian Thomas, our wildlife gardening expert, talks you through the simple, inspiring ideas that are perfect for any size of outdoor space. 

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33 wildlife garden ideas

Choose the perfect gardening activities for you and your outdoor space.

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Supporting communities to help nature thrive

Nature on Your Doorstep is sponsored by Barratt Developments PLC, who is supporting the RSPB to get gardens, balconies and other outdoor spaces blooming and buzzing with life. Read about our wider partnership and commitments to nature-friendly homes.

Great wildlife activities for the whole family

Have fun with your family and help nature too. From discovering bugs to building a nest box, we’ve plenty of ways to get wild with our Wild Challenge activities.