Wildlife needs you and your garden to help

If you have come to this website it’s probably because you already understand the impact that the massive loss of habitat (builds, roads etc.), the overuse of chemical fertilisers and pesticides are having on our wildlife.  Restoring and rebuilding is going to take time and energy.  We have a dream of huge sections of the Stroud District becoming nature corridors and nature reserves providing habitat that supports the life cycles of all of our wildlife.  We care about everything; the midges and aphids which provide food for birds, the worms and fungi which look after our soil, we could go on and on…

Food and Shelter for Wildlife

Join our workshop and find out how to share your garden, or part of it with wildlife,  support wildlife to thrive through the seasons.  Find out more. and book your place

Plant sale

Water for Wildlife - Workshop

If you could only add one element into your garden we’d suggest water.  Join us and find out just how many ways you can add water and make an enormous difference to wildlife in your garden. Find out more and book your place

Plant sale

Urban Corridor Plant Sale

Plant Sale – We’ve been growing and collect plants for our Urban Corridor project.  On Saturday the 27th April 2024 we will be on the forecourt of the Stroud Subscription Rooms – find out more

The Stroud Urban Corridor

Wild Stroud needs your help to add 500 square metres of pollinator plants to our urban area.  Volunteers are needed to grow our 30 plants from seed, nurture our baby plants, share the project in your community and add plants to your garden.  Find out more and get involved or register your square metres

Things we think you might find interesting

Peat Free Compost

It’s here to stay for amateur gardeners.  We’ve been taking a look at what is available and asking people for opinions.  Check out the resources we have curated for you, from how it is made to how to make your own if you dislike the commercial offering.  Find out more

Building Soil

Are you thinking about growing your own veg this year?  Take a look at our Think Soil resources page, which includes links to no-dig methods.

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Assess Your Garden

How good is your garden for wildlife?  Assess your garden and receive report and certificate.

5 Things to Think About

What to do in Your Garden

Organisations Supporting and Funding Wild Stroud

Our work would be much harder without this support.  Thank you.

Summerfield Trust

In 2023 Wild Stroud Habitat Workshops are sponsored by the Summerfield Trust

Stroud Town Council

In 2023 Stroud Council provided support and funding for our Open Gardens signage

Cainscross Town Council

Supporting Wild Stroud in 2023 with funds for the Urban Corridor Project

Stroud Brewery

Stroud Brewery donates beer slops for slug traps, helping us transition people to a chemical and pesticide-free Stroud.

Stroud Valleys Project

We are delighted to be working closely with SVP on its Garden Guardians Project.  Both organisations share a commitment to encourage people to do more for wildlife.  Where possible we are collaborating on events and ensuring we don’t duplicate each others offerings

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Supporting us with knowledge, time and resources.