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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 and seminars around the UK and teaches wildlife gardening courses from her Shropshire wildlife garden. Contact Jenny to find out more.


Jenny's Next Wildlife Gardening Event.........  2nd March 2017 An illustrated talk for Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust, Welshpool, Powys

An Evening with Jenny Steel

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Current Blog

January saw an influx of birds into the garden here as we saw more movement of flocks of winter birds in the fields round about us. Species such as starlings, linnets and redwings, which are unusual visitors to the garden here ........ Coming Soon


Blog Archive2012-2016 

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

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 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 February 24th 2017


Text and photographs Jenny Steel 2017