My Wild Cardiff Projects

My Wild Cardiff Projects
  • My Wild Garden

  • My Wild Neighbourhood

  • My Wild Allotment

    My Wild Allotment

  • My Wild School

    My Wild School

We’ve got some really exciting projects going on in the My Wild Cardiff project, from helping to create ponds on Allensbank Road to running a Bug Hotel competition for allotments.

Click the links above to find out more about what we’ve been doing and what we have planned.

Latest My Wild Cardiff News

  • Help Wildlife Survive this Winter Help Wildlife Survive this WinterThere are little things that we can all do this winter to ensure that the colder season is easier for our local wildlife friends. Here are a few suggestions… Pop out bird feeders full of delicious seeds Floating a tennis ball in a pond, or source of water, will prevent it from freezing over Let your garden grow wild ...
  • December- My Wild Garden Year December- My Wild Garden YearFor the last My Wild Garden Year challenge of 2018, we’d like you to plant a wildlife-friendly hedge or if you have no room, fruiting trees.    Planting a native hedge is a brilliant way to divide a garden, define boundaries and hide unsightly features, and they are of great value for wildlife, acting as corridors for movement from ...
  • November- My Wild Garden Year November- My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, it’s time to create the ultimate wildlife garden feature- a wildlife pond!    Creating a wildlife pond is the best thing you can do for wildlife in your garden or outdoor area. They provide breeding places for amphibians and homes for numerous invertebrates, which in turn encourage other wildlife such as ...
  • October- My Wild Garden Year October- My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, look after your hibernating Hedgehogs by building a home for them in your garden.    Hedgehogs are declining across the whole of the United Kingdom, due to loss of habitat, busy roads and obstructions to movement. Neat and tidy gardens may not provide many opportunities for Hedgehogs to nest or hibernate, ...
  • September- My Wild Garden Year September- My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, it’s a tough one! Create a home for reptiles and amphibians to hibernate in your garden.     There is a novel kind of raised bed you can build which will also provide hibernation sites for wildlife, known as ‘Huglekultur’. It provides a home for wildlife whilst also providing a rich soil ...
  • August- My Wild Garden Year August- My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, put up bat boxes to look after your nocturnal neighbours.  Make a home for bats in your garden and put up bat boxes on large trees or buildings. Be aware that bats are protected, so avoid trees or buildings that you wish to do work on in the future where ...

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