In most cities, gardens make up 25% of total land area. We're leading research into the benefits of keeping gardens green - such as protecting against flooding to supporting wildlife. We call this urban greening.
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by Helen Bostock
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Bugs on Show
Look up the science team behind our research projects, including:
Alistair Griffiths - RHS Director of Science
Ideas to attract more wildlife into your garden
Wild About Gardens website
How to help wildlife
More RHS advice on wildlife
Conservation of garden plants and wildlife, and the control of invasive plants, are among the research topics our team is studying.
National Plant Collections
Plants for Pollinators
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