Helping wildlife at home

Helping wildlife at home

© Vaughn Matthews

Go wild at home and in the garden!

With many of our natural landscapes in poor condition for wildlife and once-common species now declining across the UK, helping nature at home through wildlife gardening and sustainable living is an important way to help the natural word recover.

Wildlife ponds

Find out more

© Mark Hamblin/2020VISION

Plants for pollinators

Find out more

© Jon Hawkins - Surrey Hills Photography

Helping garden wildlife

Together, our gardens are a vast living landscape. With an estimated 16 million gardens in the UK, the way they are cared for can make a big difference to the natural world. Learn how to help different wildlife species on your patch.

Sign up for our e-newsletter for monthly wildlife gardening tips

Sign up

Hedgehog in autumn leaves

© Tom Marshall

Wildlife gardening

Helping hedgehogs

Hedgehogs are declining rapidly in the UK. Learn how to make a home for hedgehogs in your garden and report your sightings.

Find out more
Bee home
Wildlife gardening

Bringing back bees

Your garden can serve as a fantastic habitat for a wide range of bee species throughout the year.

Find out more
Goldfinch on bird feeder

© Derek Moore

Wildlife gardening

Caring for birds

There are many simple actions you can take at home to help birds flourish on your patch.

Find out more
7-Spotted Ladybird Larva

© Amy Lewis

Wildlife gardening

Pest or guest?

Each garden is a miniature ecosystem. The creatures within it determine what thrives, survives, deteriorates or dies.

Find out more

Easy wildlife wins

A selection of simple activities to help wildlife at home and in the garden.

See more

Become a member

Help us care for wildlife across Surrey

Learn more