Reference: Websites with high wildlife gardening content
Websites which have a substantial content of direct relevance to wildlife gardeners and which are maintained, or sponsored, by large organisations.
The BBCThe BBC Website
The BBC has one of the most wide-ranging and best quality web-sites in the world. The gardening and nature sections justify its reputation.
Royal Horticultural SocietyRHS - Gateway to Gardening
Official website of the Royal Horticultural Society - probably the leading horticultural authority in the country. There is a substantial section devoted to Biodiversity, which overlaps considerably with the subject of wildlife gardening.
The Wildlife TrustsThe Wildlife Trusts Website
Official website for the Wildlife Trusts. The Wildlife Trusts has been one of the strongest and most committed promoters of wildlife gardening and has produced a string to top-quality publications on the subject. Go to the homepage and do a search on gardening.
The RSPBThe Royal Society for the Protection of Birds Website
Official website for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB). The RSPB is one of the country's leading conservation bodies with over one million members. The website is a rich resource for those interested in garden wildlife and wildlife gardening.
The Natural History MuseumThe Postcode Plants Database
This website features a searchable database of native plants linked to postcode. You can enter the first part of your postcode and retrieve a list of plants native to your area - very useful if you want to maximise the pulling power of your garden to the local wildlife.
RHS/Wildlife TrustsWild About Gardens
This website is a collaborative project between the Royal Horticultural Society and the Wildlife Trusts which aims to be a forum for gardeners and wildlife enthusiasts to discuss ideas and disseminate good practice.
Impact PublishingImpact Publishing
Impact Publishing specialises in modern, practical guides to organic gardening, lifestyle choices and the environment. Their goal is to make these important topics accessible and rewarding for the widest range of people. Impact books reflect the needs of today's readers for concise, practical information on the subjects that matter to them. Together with clear and accurate guidance, they provide action lists, top tips and details of where to find additional information all in one, superb package.
English Nature and The Plant PressGardening with wildlife in mind
An innovative and information packed site that allows you to search interactively for animals and plants which are of interest to the wildlife gardener. The site also contains a number of articles and other information on wildlife gardening.
Linda WallsButterfly Garden
This personal website is a mine of information for anyone who is interested in attracting butterflies to their garden or identifying a butterfly they have seen there. As well as being packed with useful information on butterflies and the best plants to attract them to the garden, there are many superb pictures.
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