Go Wild About Gardens

  •  Bug hotel. Credit: Richard Dawson/RHS

There’s so much joy to be had in the garden now, as plants bloom and all sorts of insects weave a path through the blossom. You can do a lot to welcome them, from planting nectar-rich flowers to building bug houses for shelter. It’s also the perfect time and place to celebrate all that is wild.

Bumblebee and Rosa glauca. Credit: Carole Sheppard/RHS


Bumblebees foraging now are most likely to be smaller, worker bumblebees.

Lavender for containers. Credit: Tim Sandal/RHS

Container garden

Use containers to increase your range of plants and add variety and colour.



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