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NATIVE “FAUNA” IN BIODIVERSITY GARDENS

 

For wildlife, gardens can be a very significant resource.

They provide food, shelter, and breeding grounds for a variety of animals, which adds to a garden’s interest and enjoyment. There are only a few insect species that are garden pests; the remainder are beneficial as pollinators, predators, or parasites of pest species, and the majority feed on dead or living plant material without harming gardens. Attract wildlife to your yard. Increasing biodiversity in your garden doesn’t have to be difficult or time-consuming, and it doesn’t have to compromise the aesthetics of your space. Here are a few simple modifications you can make to the way you manage your garden that will have a big impact on the animals who live there. Selecting the Best Flowers Flowers supply pollen and nectar for bees, butterflies, and other pollinating insects that are essential for seed and fruit production; without them, seed and fruit production would plummet.
Choose plants that produce pollen and nectar for as long as feasible during the growing season.
Plant a variety of trees and shrubs.
To offer food and shelter, plant a variety of trees, shrubs, and climbers, or a varied hedge. Larger plants, particularly trees, support more wildlife, according to the biodiversity found in our urban gardens, which is somewhat unsurprising. They provide protection and nesting areas for garden creatures, from insects to bigger species like birds, in addition to supplying food in the form of flowers, fruits, and seeds.

If your garden is too small for giant trees, consider planting some in the neighbourhood and protecting those that are already there – large street trees provide critical habitat for a variety of creatures that may forage in surrounding gardens. Dig a pond if possible, but a container of water will suffice. Installing a pond, no matter …