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Jenny Steel is a Plant Ecologist and Author who has been specialising in Wildlife Gardening for almost 30 years.  She gives talks around Shropshire, Herefordshire and across Wales and teaches wildlife gardening courses from her Shropshire wildlife garden. Contact Jenny to find out more.

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Jenny's Forthcoming Wildlife Gardening Events......... 

April 23rd  A Wildlife Gardening Event focusing on wildlife ponds, with an illustrated talk and Q and A at the Town Hall,  Bishops Castle, Shropshire 2.30-4.30

May 2nd An illustrated talk for Machynlleth and District Gardening Club, West Wales - A Rural Garden for Wildlife 

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Making Wildlife Ponds

Making Garden Meadows

Butterfly Gardening

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Jenny's Blog - Dinchope Diary - Life in a Wildlife Garden

Here in the South Shropshire Hills Spring can arrive rather later than in some other parts of the UK.  My garden is elevated and exposed to westerly winds blowing across the Long Mynd and other Stretton Hills towards my house ........ Read More


Blog Archive 2012-2016 - Nature's Garden

The Nature's Garden Blog Archive documents seasonal changes and the wildlife Jenny saw between 2012 and 2016 in her wildlife garden in Shropshire, plus observations from other gardens and trips abroad ........ Read More

The Wildlife Garden at The Crib

The Wildlife Garden at The Crib, South Shropshire was created in 2005 from a existing small garden and an adjacent small field. Read more about the garden and see lists of some of the wildlife that has made it's home there ........ Read More

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Jenny Steel was a Plant Ecologist Researcher at Oxford University and has been a specialist in Garden Ecology for almost 30 years. You can see more wildlife photos from around her wildlife garden on her Wildlife Gardening Photo Website and you can also see more of Jenny's Nature Writing on this link

Updated April 24th 2017


Text and photographs Jenny Steel 2017