Greening your outdoor space

Be bee-friendly

Green Tourism's Help Save the Bees campaign have some useful ideas about encouraging bees to visit your gardens and outdoor spaces, including setting up your own bee hives.

Eco gardening

The Woodland Trust have put together their top 10 tips for environmentally friendly gardening including growing your own food, composting and adding a water feature.

Wildlife Gardening Champions

Your business could become a Wildlife Gardening Champion for Dorset Wildlife Trust. All you need to do is implement at least 6 wildlife-friendly features in your garden/greenspace and then you will receive a plaque to display at your business. Great for nature, a good marketing tool to show how wildlife-friendly you are and it's free to join the scheme.

David Bellamy Blooming Marvellous Pledge for Nature

If you are a Holiday Park, you might consider taking part in the Blooming Marvellous Pledge for Nature. To take part you would commit to implementing wildlife friendly projects to your greenspace and in return you receive advice from a David Bellamy Advisor. You can read more about the Pledge on the UK Parks website.

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