Flowers for Pollinators

Poster by Josie (1st Tideswell Cubs) Dark green fritillary, near Litton (Alison Rooke) Poster by Alice (1st Tideswell Cubs) May is a great time to be thinking about flowers for pollinators. Many of our insects, including bees, butterflies and moths, depend on flower nectar and pollen for their food. In return, these insects pollinate the […]

No Mow May

We would like to encourage everyone interested in TDEG’s “Going Wild” project to join in with this national campaign by the charity, Plantlife. No Mow May asks us to simply set aside all, or even just a small area, of our lawn, and allow it grow unmown during the month of May. You can read […]

Plant trees and shrubs for wildlife

Woody shrubs and climbers provide food for wildlife, including berries, fruits, seeds, nuts leaves and nectar-rich flowers. So why not plant more trees and shrubs in your garden and see who comes to visit? The Wildlife Trusts have some excellent suggestions for the best trees and shrubs for wildlife, and spring is one of the […]