Wildlife & The Environment
To ensure that they pose no unacceptable risk to human health, wildlife or the environment, most garden pesticides need to be approved for sale by the HSE.
To ensure you are using a registered product please look on the product for the approval number that starts with “MAPP xxxx” or check HSEs garden database for a list of products that are authorised for use on particular plants or areas in the garden.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Starting A Wildlife Garden
Germander speedwell is an excellent nectar source for solitary bees and can be grown in the garden.
Here are 5 things you can do to help if you happen to find residents in your garden nest box.
Go wild for beetles
We’re going wild about beetles! Beetles are a vital part of any wildlife garden.
Reasons to Grow Sunflowers
Sunflowers are one of the easiest plants to grow and they create such an impact in the garden.
Suitable plants for bedding
To provide quick, easy to grow seasonal flower and foliage colour, and for ease of planning and setting out, bedding plants are usually chosen from the following:
What to do if you find Frogspawn in your pond
Garden ponds are extremely important for common frogs, particularly in urban areas.