Hoverfly feeding on hawthorn blossom. ©Lorne Gill/SNH. For information on reproduction rights contact the Scottish Natural Heritage Image Library on Tel. 01738 444177 or www.nature.scot

Pollinators - get busy - get involved!

Get busy - get involved!

There are many opportunities for you to get involved and help pollinators in your area.

Explore the list below to find projects, activities and resources to get you busy:

Manage your garden for pollinators and other wildlife

SNH - Promoting pollination with bee houses
SNH - Planting for pollinators leaflet
RSPB – gardening for wildlife
The Wildlife Trusts - wildlife gardening

Make a pollinator pledge

There are some simple steps you could take such as:

  • grow pollinator-friendly plants, trees and shrubs
  • create habitats to provide nesting and shelter for pollinators
  • leave areas of grass unmown, or reduce the number of cuts
  • encourage others to make a pollinator pledge

Here are some examples of pledges from others:

Open Air Laboratories (OPAL)
Edinburgh living landscapes
Gillingham Town Council