Knighton Wild

Ecological Gardening Talk and AGM – 16th May 2018

comma on blackberries

On 16th May Sally Cunningham will be talking about Ecological Gardening at Knighton Wild’s meeting, which starts at 7.30 pm in the Lounge at Knighton Parish Centre, Church Lane, Knighton. Sally is the author of ‘Ecological Gardening‘, published by Timber Press.  Ecological gardening is about how to grow not only for a healthy garden but […]

2018 Programme to July

Knighton Wild has a number of activities planned for the first half of 2018, starting with sessions to make and install habitats for insects in St Mary’s Churchyard on 17th March and 7th April. On 21st March, we will have a talk on bird identification, followed by a session on Saturday 24th in the morning […]

Building insect habitats for the churchyard

Knighton Wild’s next practical activity for St Mary Magdalen Churchyard will be building and installing various habitats for bees and other insects.  This is likely to include logs with holes drilled in them, bamboo canes, nesting boxes and a hibernaculum for a range of different types of insect. The provisional dates are 17th March to […]

Kenwood Road Green Space

Knighton Wild is planningto organise a meeting for people who live near the green space at the end of Kenwood Road and for anyone else who is interested in creating a wildlife friendly greenspace in the centre of Knighton.  We plan to make a bid for some ward funding to hold a couple of meetings […]

Help for Hedgehogs

Knighton Wild committee member Bev Hart is a member of Leicestershire Hedgehog Rescue and looks after hedgehogs that have been rescued from accidents or found by members of the public in a bad way.  She currently has eleven hedgehogs and is desperate for old newspapers that she can use for bedding for the hedgehogs and […]

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