How to encourage wildlife into your garden – Newcastle 21st September

Free practical event for all to enjoy – children must be with an accompanying adult

Please bring gardening gloves, a trowel and secateurs – if you have them – if you don’t – it doesn’t matter!

Drop in during the day and stay for as long as you wish  – its being held in the Haldane House Community Wildlife Garden. 

10.00  Gardening for wildlife – Introduction

10.05 Bugs and beasties – Making a bug hotel

11.00 Frogs, hedgehogs, mice, shrews and rabbits – how to encourage them into your garden! If you want to.

12.00 Lunch – please bring  a packed lunch and warm drink

13.00 Butterflies and bees – taking and propagating hardwood and softwood cuttings of plants , and attracting pollinators

14.00 Garden Birds  – making a feeder and what to do to attract them

15.00 Collecting seeds and sowing them

15.30 end

 

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