In a weekend
If you have more time, and want a challenge, try one of these projects.
Build a bug mansion
You can attract beneficial insects and other creatures into your garden and add to garden biodiversity by building a bug mansion – or even a more humble abode!
Build a compost café
Besides being one of the most positive things anyone with a garden can do to reduce landfill and enrich their soil, compost heaps are wildlife attractors in their own right.
Build a mini stone wall
In the countryside, well-maintained dry stone walls are a marvellous habitat for wildlife. You can try to emulate this in your garden, on a smaller scale.
Plant a night-scented garden
Flowers that release their scent in the evening are a big draw for moths. They also give us the pleasure of sweet perfume, striking silhouettes and luminous glow.
Put in a pond
If there’s one feature in the garden guaranteed to attract wildlife with astonishing speed, it’s a pond. And at a time when ponds have all but disappeared from farmland, it’s a hugely helpful thing to do.