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Hoverfly on small white flower

Wild pollinators are essential for plenty of edible crops

We are in a time of Climate Emergency and Mass Extinction. We need to garden in a way that encourages wildlife and engages people with the wider landscape.

This means wildlife-friendly, organic, low-carbon, low-impact gardening with a native plant bias. Forest gardening works with nature to grow edible crops, so it is a natural space for productive, wildlife and ornamental gardening to come together.

Bumblebee flying on pink flower

Native flowers for wild pollinators are a crucial part of any garden

As well as forest gardening, I have a particular interest in gardening with UK native plants to encourage wildlife, inspired by Benjamin Vogt’s book A New Garden Ethic.

Mainstream ornamental gardening would benefit hugely from gardening with native plants: