Welcome to welcoming wildlife

Little efforts to welcome wildlife at home and beyond

Easy Projects

I love knowing that other species are making use of spaces I’ve created, so I’m slowly making them one at a time…

Easy ways to create wildlife homes

Simple Swaps

I hate waste, so I avoid buying things/throwing things away to prevent it (and save money) as much as possible…

Reducing waste at home

Discovering species

I love plants, animals, fungi and learning, so I find out more about creatures I come across…

A closer look at some well-loved and some under-rated species


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Latest blog posts

Wildlife-welcoming wins

Two things have made me very happy in the garden recently. I wanted to share them as an example of making space for nature without much (if any) time, and without spending a fortune (in my case, spending nothing at all). Bees in bee hotel One Sunday evening in the winter, I spent an hour… Continue Reading →

Surprise seedlings revealed

I mentioned in my last blog post that I was looking forward to seeing what some unlabelled wildflower seedlings would turn into. Their flowers have finally started opening, confirming my growing suspicion of their identity… As some of the first wildflowers out in our garden, they have already been attracting some interest. A quick look… Continue Reading →

Seedling Excitement

About a year ago a made a little wildflower patch in my parents’ garden. This year I’ve gone a bit mad adding pots to my little (rented) patio. The wildflower mixes I used last year gave the added anticipation of waiting to see what appeared, but I decided this time to choose a few specific… Continue Reading →

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New year, old “stuff”

New Year is often thought of as a time to be “out with the old and in with the new”. Those of us wanting to do our best for the environment might think twice about buying brand new things, especially when they don’t desperately need replacing, but we don’t have to be excluded from turning… Continue Reading →

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“None of us, including me, ever do great things. But we can all do small things, with great love, and together we can do something wonderful.”

Mother Teresa

If you, like me, want to make some small changes day-to-day for the benefit of wildlife, I hope you enjoy reading about my little efforts here.

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I’m a UK-based conservationist, continuously learning about new species and doing my best to improve my lifestyle for the benefit of wildlife. Sharing for fun. Addicted to growing plants. Always keen to hear from like-minded people 🙂

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