Monty Don on gardening for wildlife
As natural habitats disappear, gardens have become vital for the protection of wildlife. Monty Don shares ways to create a space good for both wildlife and you
BBC Gardeners' World Magazine podcast - Episode 5
As natural habitats disappear, gardens have become vital for the future survival of much of our wildlife, from unseen soil-dwelling creatures to hedgehogs and house sparrows. Monty Don has been observing the wildlife that visits his garden at Longmeadow for decades – and how his gardening has encouraged those creatures to not only visit but stay and contribute to a place that’s full of life. As he publishes his discoveries in a new book about the garden wildlife year, we catch up with him to hear his advice on creating a rewarding space that’s as good for wildlife as it is for you.
Listen to this conversation between Monty Don and Lucy Hall, editor of BBC Gardeners' World Magazine from Thursday 24 December, 2020:
Find out more
- Monty's website
- Wildlife gardening
- What to feed the birds all year round
- Best plants for a wildlife hedge
- Small garden mammals identifier
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