Wild About Garden Entrants
Gardens can be wonderful places for wildlife. It really is easy and inexpensive to create a mosaic of wildlife rich areas - from a simple window box to an imaginatively planted vegetable plot.
Wild About Gardens is Kent Wildlife Trust’s own wildlife friendly gardening project. Our ultimate aim is to make Kent the wildlife-friendly garden of England.
Any garden can be wildlife-friendly and provide those important stepping stones our wildlife needs to enable it to move around our increasingly busy county.
Our Awards scheme celebrates the success of people and groups who are already gardening in a wildlife-friendly way whilst at the same time providing encouragement and support for those just starting.
The Wild about Gardens Awards Scheme is free to enter. Anyone who has, or is developing, a wildlife-friendly garden in Kent is welcome to take part, however, large or small their plot and whether they are a business, community group, school, college, allotment, private garden or even a collection of adjoining gardens. You can download the entry form at the bottom of the page.
If you would like some tips as to how to get started on making your garden more wildlife-friendly why not come along to one of our Wild about Gardens Workshops. More information can be found in the Events diary.
We can also tailor a workshop for groups of over 8 people. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We are grateful to AmicusHorizon for their continued sponsorship of the Awards Scheme and our big new Celebration Event for the whole of Kent.
We would also like to thank our partners Kent Reptile & Amphibian group, Kent Bat Group, and Bumblebee Conservation for their continued sponsorship and support. In 2017, we're excited to be working with Kent Mammal Group for the first time as well as Unipet, who are sponsoring an award for the Best Garden for Wild Birds.
Whatever the time of year, we are always keen to hear from gardeners and/or enthusiasts who may be interested in training to become a volunteer wildlife gardening advisor. For details contact Maureen Rainey on 01622 662012 or email@example.com.