Is your garden bursting with bee and butterfly-friendly flowers, do you have a small pond where toads, newts and frogs can frolic? If you think your garden is a welcoming and friendly place for wildlife then you can now enter it into the Wildlife Friendly Gardening awards organised by the Dorset Wildlife Trust and The Gardens Group. It doesn’t matter how big or small your garden is, and not even how tidy, what the judges are interested in is whether it attracts wildlife.


You can pick up entry forms and guidance notes from our garden centres, online, or contact Joy Wallis on 01305 264620, email The closing date for entries is Monday 19 May 2014 and the awards ceremony will be held at Castle Gardens in July.


Good luck!