29 12, 2023

Time to plan your new wildlife pond

By |2023-12-29T16:40:30+00:00December 29th, 2023|Wildlife|0 Comments

As we enter the new year spring really isn't far away. With frogs and toads among the first to breed in early spring, the new year is an ideal time to consider installing a wildlife pond.       Summer might seem a long way away but pond plants establish rapidly - you could soon [...]

9 08, 2017

Native wetland plants for colour, structure, and wildlife

By |2019-08-12T07:48:20+00:00August 9th, 2017|Ecology, Plants, Wildlife|0 Comments

Here are my suggestions for some of the very best native wetland plants that will add lots of colour and structure, while attracting a host of wildlife too. Purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) – this is a simply stunning perennial, with spires of intense magenta flowers that attract insects throughout the summer. In damp soil it [...]

9 08, 2017

Wild Ponds wins Chelsea Gold!

By |2019-08-12T08:57:57+00:00August 9th, 2017|Wildlife|0 Comments

When previous Chelsea Gold Medal winning garden designer Gary Breeze needed wildlife gardening experts to design the planting for his 2017 Chelsea garden, he looked no further than Wild Ponds and our sister company Natural Gardens. His instinct was rewarded by the judges with a prestigious Gold Medal, with TV presenter Monty Don praising the [...]