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

  • 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 ...
  • My Wild Garden Year- Introduction My Wild Garden Year My Wild Cardiff Wildlife Trust of South and West WalesDid you know that in the UK, there is more land managed as gardens than all the nature reserves across the UK put together? Imagine what a difference we could make for UK wildlife if everyone did gardened with wildlife in mind. As you probably know, wildlife across the UK is struggling. And sadly, this includes ...
  • January- My Wild Garden Year Put Up Bird Boxes, My Wild Garden YearFor this month’s My Wild Garden Year challenge, we would like you to put up nest boxes for birds in your garden. Many garden birds nest or roost in hollow trees and holes in trees. Unfortunately, these days most old and lying trees and branches, which offer the best nesting and roosting sites, are routinely cut ...
  • Who’s up for a challenge?! Building the pop up gardenAlthough we’ve still got mince pies to eat and silly festive hats to wear, we are already looking forward to 2018 and the New Years Resolutions we are going to make. As you probably know, wildlife across the UK is struggling. And sadly, this includes garden wildlife. Studies conducted in 2017 indicate that Hedgehogs have declined ...

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