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Gardening for Wildlife Course
Fri 21 April 2017, 10:00 – 13:00 BST
Learn about wildlife in your garden. Find out how to encourage helpful wildlife in your garden. Increase your enjoyment of your garden.
A course spread over 4 friday mornings from 21st April to the 12th May. You can book individual sessions or sign up for all four (Buy all four and receive £20 of Whittle & Spark gift vouchers, redeemable on any Whittle & Spark event).
A new topic each week:
Getting the plants right for wildlife. What to grow and what to avoid.
Bees, butterflies and other pollinators. Flowers for foraging bees and shelter for nests for non-stinging native solitary bees and bumbles. Make a solitary bee home to take with you.
How to make a pond. Learn about the animals that visit ponds and what else they need around the garden.
Birds, bird feeders and plants for birds. Hedgehogs in the garden. Find out about hedgehog street.
Meet like minded gardeners.
£30 a session or four for £120 and receive two £10 vouchers for use on any Whittle & Spark events. One voucher per person, per event.
Lead by Frances Halstead - A wildlife specialist and keen gardener with years of experience as an ecologist and course leader.
Bring water bottles, snacks or a packed lunch to eat out in the open air. Dress for the weather as we'll be out in it!