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How to Create a Wildlife Garden Pond – Saturday 22nd April 2023

April 22 @ 10:15 am - 1:00 pm

How to create a wildlife garden pond in your garden Saturday 22nd April 2023

Richard is an ecologist and keen naturalist and through his business Bugs and Beauties has worked extensively across the UK developing many school grounds for nature play and learning. Through his inspirational talks at shows, horticultural societies and clubs across the county Richard has inspired many thousands of gardeners to garden with wildlife in mind. Having had a comprehensive background in natural pond design and landscaping projects in a variety of settings from fish farms to natural monastery pools Richard understands the real value of water. Recently Richard has been working with Hereford shire Wildlife Trust to restore the Yazor brook system through Hereford City as well as working extensively with the Environment agency to regenerate some of Hereford shire’s river meadows.

A look at ways to bring your garden to life with a pond.

A fascinating insight into pond creation including ideas for design and build, location, aspect, planting and maintenance. Richard gives an enthusiastic insight into getting the best from your pond, making sure that its wildlife and toddler safe and how to compliment the pond with other key garden features and planting. Richard will have some interesting natural features and specimens that you are likely to encounter in around your pond in time.

Meet at 10.15am for complimentary coffee and cake. The workshop commences at 10.30am with a light lunch at 1pm. If required we will take an additional coffee break. Once booked we will contact you closer the time to check your food requirements.

The workshop includes a light lunch and refreshments through the day. Please be aware that our kitchen contains traces of all allergens. If you have any queries, please contact us via email or calling the shop on 01280 848038.

Jacky Richardson will be on hand to go over what plants you can grow in your garden including lots of perennials.

Refund policy: Refunds up to 30 days before event (all refunds are subject to a £10.00 administration fee).

Non-refundable Eventbrite booking fee

Photography disclaimer: Please be aware that photographs may be taken throughout the event and may be used for marketing purposes.


Preston Bissett Nurseries and Country Shop
Bushey Lane
Preston Bissett, England MK18 4ND United Kingdom


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