Need more advice and help with your garden? Or encouraging wildlife? Or learning about climate change? Here are some of my favourite resources. 

The Hardy Plant Society

Gardening with hardy perennials and access to plant experts.

Plant Heritage

The home of our National plant collections.

Horticultural Trade Association

The trade association for the UK garden industry.

Expert gardening advice

Wildlife & conservation

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Helping protect bumblebees.


Saving the small things that run the planet.

Amateur Entomologists Society

Promoting the study of insects


Where anyone can record sightings of UK wildlife.

Field Studies Council

The science of gardening

The Linnean Society

Communicating nature since 1788 and named after the great Carl Linneaus.

UK Plant Health Risk Register

Search for a pest or organism.

Kew Science

Globally protecting plants and fungi.

NASA Climate Change

Providing the public with facts about our planets global climate.

Horticulture groups

The Hampshire Federation of Horticultural Societies (HFHS)

Advising horticultural and allotment societies in Hampshire.

Royal Horticultural Society (RHS)

The UK's flagship charity for horticulture.

Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake

The RHS Encyclopedia of Gardening Christopher Brickell

A Field Guide Britians Hoverflies Stuart Ball and Roger Morris


A Field Guide To Bees of Great Britain and Ireland Steven Falk and Richard Lewington  

Inheritors of The Earth Chris D.Thomas

Worthy reads  


Helping people and families that work in horticulture

National Garden Scheme

3,600 private gardens that you can visit whilst also supporting nursing and health charities


Gardening for health Charity

Gardening charities