Garden for wildlife
A living patchwork
Large or small, lawn or courtyard, our gardens provide a patchwork of green spaces for wildlife. There are an estimated 16 million gardens in the UK and the way these are cared for can make a big difference to wildlife.
Our gardens across cities and towns provide a rich green network for pollinators and wildlife. It's easy to make your garden more wildlife friendly!Exeter Wild City
To get you started we've put together this Guide to Wildlife Gardening - it's brimful of tips and easy to follow steps to making your patch perfect for nature.
Ponds are guaranteed wildlife magnets, they will attract a great variety of wildlife including frogs, insects and birds. Here are our top tips, do's, don't's and guidance on creating a wildlife pond in your garden.
Do you live in Exeter?
The Exeter Wildlife Gardening Award invites you to add your garden to the patchwork of wild spaces across the city! It's easy to enter and you can receive a plaque, certificate and wildflower seeds.
The Award is open to residents, schools and businesses. Find out how to enter our Exeter Wildlife Garden Award.
Become a member and support our work
The vital work we do for nature depends on the support of people who care about the future of Devon’s wildlife and wild places.