How to create a wildlife friendly garden
As we all know, gardens come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes ranging from those that cover many acres to window boxes on the railing of a front porch or high-rise balcony. Today we’re going to examine how to turn your garden of any size, type or bent, into one that is a bit more wildlife-friendly by following a few simple tips. All the comforts of the garden for human use, such as your garden table and chairs, can be retained and the result will be a beautiful and natural garden that is a welcome habitat to a range of animals and insects as well as being a joy to view.
What is a wildlife-friendly garden?
A wildlife-friendly garden is much more than simply a garden that has gone wild (surprise!). In many ways, a wildlife garden has much in common with a nature reserve.
Wildlife-friendly gardens, also known as habitat gardens, feature particular flowers, trees, shrubs and other plants, along with water features and coverage areas that encourage the local wildlife to visit and settle down, but also entices the migratory birds and butterflies to stop by. A variety of examples can be found here.