Big Wildlife Garden winners
The winners in this year's Big Wildlife Garden competition
Here are the winners of the Big Wildlife Garden Competiton, run by the RHS and The Wildlife Trusts and funded by Defra. The winners will be attending a wildlife gardening master class at this year’s RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. They will also receive a plaque in recognition of their achievement, a year’s membership to their local Wildlife Trust and RHS, a book on wildlife gardening, bird seeds and wildflower seeds.
Thierry Suzanne's four-year transformation of his London garden to a haven for wildlife was extraordinary.
Terry Oliver in West Sussex developed a garden that works for wildlife yet at the same time is safe for his young grandchildren.
Lancashire's Kathryn Entwistle turned a waterlogged site into a thriving patch full of a variety of trees and flowers, thereby attracting a host of wild visitors.
Framfield Allotments in London tackled an overgrown tangle of brambles and created a large pond.
Cemex South Ferriby Cement Plant in North Lincolnshire has taken a small area of wasteland beside a main road and converted it into a community wildlife garden enjoyed by people and animals alike.
Farsley Springbank Junior School in West Yorkshire created a wide variety of wildlife-friendly features which have helped engage children in the wonders of the natural world.
The winners celebrate at Hampton
The winners attended a wildlife gardening master class at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. They also received a plaque in recognition of their achievement, a year’s membership to their local Wildlife Trust and RHS, a book on wildlife gardening, bird seeds and wildflower seeds.