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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 11th   An illustrated talk for Risbury Garden Club, Leominster - Making Wildflower Meadows

April 18th  Jenny will be live on Radio Shropshire on the Jim Hawkins Show between 10 and 11 am in 'The Cool Seat', talking about her life and work .

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Wildlife Gardening iBook

Making Wildlife Ponds

Making Garden Meadows

Butterfly Gardening

Wildflower Gardening

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

There is a lot of bird activity around the garden at the moment with tits and finches colouring up plus there is plenty of territorial squabbling going on. Early mornings are now a symphony of thrushes singing, wood pigeons cooing........ 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 March 27th 2017


Text and photographs Jenny Steel 2017