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Note: While every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and up-to-date, neither the editors nor the RHS nor the Wildlife Trusts accept any liability to any party for loss or damage incurred by reliance placed on the information contained in this website or through omission or errors, how so ever caused.

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We use the information we collect about you to help us understand more about how our site is used and to be able to send you communications that may be of interest to you, either electronically or otherwise.

When you are on the website and are asked for personal information, you are sharing that information with Wild About Gardens (which is a site jointly run by the Royal Horticultrual Society and The Wildlife Trusts) alone, unless stated otherwise (for instance, if you follow links through to other websites).

The RHS and The Wildlife Trusts will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information, except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe that the law requires it.

If you indicated that you are interested in receiving regular information from Wild About Gardens, we will send you communications electronically.

The RHS and The Wildlife Trusts do not sell or rent user information to anyone.


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Things to do

There are many practical ways to enhance your garden for wildlife




Downloads and useful links to help you on your way.