Chris Packham on gardening for wildlife - BBC Gardeners' World Magazine podcast

Chris Packham on gardening for wildlife

Chris Packham – naturalist and Springwatch TV presenter – shares how he's turning his garden into a backdoor nature reserve with practical steps to help wildlife in your own garden

BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine podcast – Season 2, Episode 1

Many of us reconnected with our gardens and the outdoors over the last year, turning our attention to the natural world to help us deal with the global pandemic. And through it we discovered ways to welcome in more wildlife ­– but could we do more?


We talk to naturalist and television presenter Chris Packham about how his garden helped him through lockdown, and whether his relationship with it has changed over the last year. He reveals not only how his own green space has helped him mentally as well as physically, but also how he’s been turning it into a backdoor nature reserve – prompting the arrival of an unusual guest with curious tastes!

Listen now to this fascinating discussion between Chris Packham and Kate Bradbury, wildlife editor at BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine:

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