Go Wild About Gardens

  • Red Admiral on an aster. Credit: RHS

At this time of year summer seems to linger and autumn approaches. There's still plenty of interest in the garden with late-flowering plants feeding pollinators, plus seedheads of grasses and perennials adding structure and a feast for birds. For year-round advice and ideas on wildlife gardening take a look at the RHS Companion to Wildlife Gardening, author Chris Baines will be at the RHS London Shades of Autumn Show too.

Comma butterfly. Credit: RHS

Butterflies and moths

Look out for these beautiful butterflies in search of late-season nectar.

Different insect shelters. Credit: RHS

Gardening for wildlife

See what you can do during Wild About Gardens Week (23-30 Oct), including competitions and events.

Wildlife blog