We can now offer biodiversity packs to our clients. We have developed our Biodiversity Packs to engage people with nature and to enhance and protect our landscapes. We hope that these simple additions will help our Property Managers, CLO’s and Resident Committee’s make the most of their gardens and grounds, for the benefit of residents and the native wildlife.
Our Biodiversity Packs include; Bird Boxes, Bug Houses, Galanthus nivalis-common snow drop bulbs, Colchicum autumnale – Autumn crocus, Hebe rakaiensis, Malus baccata-Siberian crab apple tree, – 1.5m to 1.8m, Lavandula angustifolia- English lavender, and Salvia-baby sage ‘Kew Red.
Our Standard Biodiversity Packs are offered with three options, mini, midi and bespoke. We are also delighted to plant and install other individual biodiverse planting solutions to suit individual site and location requirements.
4th Corner Biodiversity Packs include…
Habitats for insects Bug Houses for bees The tubes at the top are designed for solitary bees, such as Red Mason Bees, to lay their eggs. There is also a floor with vertical slots to encourage butterflies, a section that has openings for ladybirds and lacewings, and other insects will happily take refuge within the pine cones.
Plants for pollinators Forage for Pollinators Lavender is a classic bee plant and a fantastic plant for every garden for many reasons. When in flower it looks and smells wonderful. It’s a great source of nectar for butterflies and bees. It’s semi-evergreen so it has a structure and a presence through the winter.
Habitats & food for birds Trees for birds and insects Any tree planted helps birds by providing berries or fruit to feed off in the autumn and, when in leaf, attracting insects that feed on foliage. Malus Baccata is a deciduous Tree growing to 15 m, it is hardy and not frost tender and is pollinated by Insects. The fruit is a good wildlife food source, especially for birds