28 Jun '11, 4pm

Top 10...garden wildlife - Green Living - The Ecologist

Top 10...garden wildlife - Green Living - The Ecologist

Britain’s 15 million gardens are an important habitat for wildlife. In England, more land is dedicated to gardens than all the nature reserves combined, which means being willing to share your space with a furry interloper is hugely important for conserving native species. Swifts, house martens, robins and hedgehogs are just some of the creatures who make their homes in British gardens. Unfortunately, many garden species are under threat, with the Mammal Society estimating that a staggering 55 million birds and small animals are killed each year by cats alone. Tackle it by investing in a decent nesting box, positioned well out of your cat’s reach. Other ways to encourage birds and animals include planting bushes for them to rest in such as blackthorn or honeysuckle, and providing a ready supply of food during the winter months. The RSPB’s Homes for Wildlife project offers ...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/gardening/...

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