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Gardening with Wildlife

Gardening with Wildlife


11/03/2016 - 13/03/2016    
10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Event Type

Learn how to encourage and enjoy more wildlife in the garden, whatever your style and preferences. This course will help you to plan a garden for people and wildlife – one that, importantly, reflects your personal situation and available resources. By introducing the principles of how to garden with wildlife you will discover how to make the most of features by helping them to work together for mutual benefit.

Building on this essential foundation, you will discover how to design multi-purpose ‘mini-habitats’ such as small ponds, wildflower meadows, copses and shrubberies. Other ‘extras’ such as bird boxes, log piles and ‘natural’ food growing will also be included. By the end of this course you will be able to avoid common pitfalls and plan for a successful and inspirational wildlife-friendly garden.

Tutor: Dr Angie Polkey

(Dr Angie Polkey has been wildlife gardening on a range of scales for 30 years and, since moving to Ceredigion in 1997, has created her own three and half acre nature reserve and sustainable smallholding).

Denmark Farm Wildlife Garden

Fee: £100 / £80 Concessions / £5 Fee Waiver

Please go to for all enquiries and bookings.

Please enquire about the fee waiver scheme which applies to all SELL Courses. If you have no first degree, reside in Wales and are in receipt of certain state benefits, you may be able to get your course fees subsidised.

Accommodation available on site: £18 (shared dormitory) from £25 (private ensuite Eco Lodge room) prices per person per night.

All accommodation subject to availability. Call us on 01570 493358 or send us an e-mail to check dates.

Minimum of 2 nights stay in Eco Lodge.

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