Undisturbed areas where grass can grow, flowers can set seed and wildlife can find shelter

Shelter in The Gardens

  • Natural shelter
  • Undisturbed areas
  • Wildlife sanctuary

Action Plan

  • Enhance and protect wildlife by leaving undisturbed areas, including woodland floor to create a rich invertebrate population
  • Increase shelters by leaving hollow stems and seed heads for hibernating lacewings and ladybirds
  • Effectively manage visitors to avoid disturbing protected areas
  • Raise awareness of the importance of leaving undisturbed areas for wildlife

Homes & Shelters
Learn how to make a wide variety of wildlife homes and shelters here.