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.


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  • July- My Wild Garden Year Make a home for newts, my wild garden yearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, create a home for newts to shelter.  A rock pile is a great thing to add to your garden for wildlife, especially in conjunction with a garden pond. Amphibians such as Great Crested Newts and Toads will crawl into the cracks in the stones for shelter and hibernation sites, and ...
  • June- My Wild Garden Year For this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, open your own Nectar Cafe in your garden for pollinators like butterflies and bumblebees.  The garden will now be coming alive with bees, butterflies and other nectar-loving invertebrates, which you can help by creating a nectar café. 1. Choose a sunny, sheltered spot in the garden and mark out a flower ...
  • May- My Wild Garden Year For this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, we would like you to create ‘Bugingham Palace’ for the bugs in your garden. This is a great activity for adults and children alike! ‘Insect hotels’ can come in any shape and size. You can go large and use stacked pallets as your frame, or you can use a smaller ...
  • April- My Wild Garden Year Make a deadwood garden My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, make a deadwood garden to create shelter for invertebrates, Hedgehogs and Wrens.    Log piles are a great good creature feature to add to your garden. They will provide areas for shelter and food for many different species, including amphibians, Hedgehogs, lizards and invertebrates such as beetles. Fungi and lichens will ...
  • March- My Wild Garden Year Create a compost heap my wild garden yearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, create a wildlife-friendly compost heap for the Hedgehogs, Slow Worms and Invertebrates in your garden.  A compost heap is a great way of getting rid of your kitchen and garden waste, whilst creating food for your garden and a home for wildlife at the same time. Invertebrates such as beetles ...
  • February- My Wild Garden Year Make a bumblebee nest, My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, we would like you to create an artificial nesting site for queen bumblebees in your garden. Early in the spring, generally from March onwards depending on the weather, Queen Bumblebees will emerge from hibernation to feed and look for places to build their nests. They use structures like ...

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