Nature Conservation-Wildlife Gardening Techniques-Ollerton Library - Community Learning

Ollerton Library, Newark

Key details

Date -
Sessions Mondays: 1pm - 4pm
No. sessions 3
Venue Ollerton Library, Newark
For ages 19+
Group size 5 - 15
Cost Free

About this course

This course aims to introduce the learner to a variety of ways in which we can attract wildlife into our gardens and will look specifically at the following;  Gardening for Birds, Gardening for Butterflies, Creating a wildlife pond, Gardening for invertebrates.


This course will take place at Ollerton Library and the nearby Ecological Community Wildlife Garden. 


You will learn about:

  • Habitat types suitable for including in the garden. 
  • A variety of different techniques and approaches that enhance the wildlife potential of your gardens.
  • The different plant and animal groups that frequent our gardens, how to encourage them and understand why gardens are important to wildlife. 

By the end of this course you will have an understanding of management techniques, the variety of wildlife that can be encouraged into our own gardens and why gardens are important spaces.


This course involves undertaking practical tasks associated with gardening, so a waterproof coat is advisable and sturdy shoes or boots are essential.


Booking your place and fee information

To secure your place on the course BOTH the following must be done:

  • Complete the EVENTBRITE BOOKING.
  • Complete our INSPIRE ONLINE ENROLMENT FORM for each person attending the course.

You should be redirected to the Inspire Online Enrolment Form after completing the Eventbrite booking.  If you are not redirected, please use the link supplied in the Eventbrite booking confirmation email.

To book and enrol on one of our courses, you must have been living in England and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years.

Some exceptions may apply if you are living in England with evidence of the right to remain and are from an EEU/EEAU country (completion of a questionnaire will be required).

As we no longer receive funding for our ESFA-funded courses for learners living in the devolved areas listed below, full cost fees would apply to these courses if you live in these areas:

  • Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield 
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater London
  • Greater Manchester
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • West Yorkshire
  • This course is programmed as part of the Miner2Major Landscape Partnership scheme, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

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