This week I’m speaking to Sussex-based entomologist and wildflower expert Ralph Hobbs. Ralph has spent 40 years managing his garden for wildlife and has seen population peaks and troughs, new species come and older ones decline, the arrival of exciting wildflowers seemingly out of nowhere and has spent decades observing what works for wildlife and what doesn’t. He’s here to share that with you now.
Dr Ian Bedford’s Bug of the Week: Dagger flies
What we cover
What does a good wildlife garden look like?
Top plants for wildlife
Small gardens and wildlife
Plants or gardening techniques to avoid if gardening for wildlife
Wildlife garden – a low maintenance option?
How important gardens in combatting wildlife decline?
Useful further resources
Other episodes if you liked this one:
Wildlife Gardening with Kate Bradbury