Wildlife Garden

Transform an unloved area into a garden that will benefit both nature and your community.

We want to help you create or restore a space for nature, a garden filled with pollinator-friendly plants and a variety of other wildlife habitats.

But our aim is to improve the health and wellbeing of communities too. We want to bring communities together, get more people involved in volunteering and connect them with nature.

The package will include

Content of packages may be subject to change

  • 20 square metres of wildflower turf
  • Raised beds made of wooden sleepers
  • Native fruit trees
  • 100 wildlife friendly tree pack (small trees with biodegradable spiral tree guards and canes)
  • Potted shrubs
  • Climbing plants
  • Pond liner and sand
  • Aquatic plants and aquatic baskets
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Topsoil and compost
  • Wildflower plug plants
  • Soil membrane
  • Native bulbs
  • Two recycled plastic benches
  • Metal tool store
  • Gloves
  • Watering can
  • Hand tools
  • Compost bin
  • Habitat boxes, and/or bird feeders and seed
  • Information manuals / books

Important information

The minimum area required for this package is 240 square metres. The variety of trees and plants supplied will depend on the season and availability.

Don’t need a pond or shed on site? Select ‘Wildlife Garden Light’ when filling out your application form. This will include everything listed above except the pond, pond liner, aquatic plants and/or shed.

Please make sure you read our frequently asked questions (FAQs) before applying. This is a large-scale project, so it’s vital that you understand the space and volunteer commitment needed. It’s also really important that you know what information and evidence you need to provide before starting your application. This is the best way of boosting your chances of being successful and getting hold of a Wildlife Garden package.

Need help with your application?

We have three regional coordinators on hand to support you with your Local Places for Nature application. Just drop them an email.

Contact the team

Looking for a smaller project?

Our Starter Packages require much less space and any community or volunteer group can apply.

Find out more