The ecology of native and near-native species – Learn Online


Sunday 13th December 4.30pm

Learn about native plants and flowers and their close relatives to support wildlife in your garden in this live online session.

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Learn about the ecology of native and near-native species

This online session delves deep into plant families, following the trail of native plants and their near relations.

You will learn how to identify a greater range of plants with wildlife supporting potential that are ideal for UK gardens. Discover the roles they play in creating a wildlife-friendly garden.

Join online – Sunday 13th December 4.30pm.

Course Overview

The 90-minute, live, online session will be delivered by gardening and nature expert, Fran Halsall. During the session you can expect:

  • Introduction to ‘The ecology of native and near-native species ‘
  • Plant families
  • Native plants and their near relations
  • Identifying wildlife supporting plants
  • Creating a wildlife friendly garden

Each session is limited to 15 people to ensure quality and includes:

  • Five-minute tea break half-way through
  • Short Q&A at the end
  • Recording of the Zoom meeting, to download and rewatch at your leisure
  • PDF version of the tutorial to help you with your garden projects

You will be emailed a link with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting ahead of the session.

Book now to avoid disappointment. Introductory offer ends 31st October.

Further Reading

Click here to discover more information on courses.

Fran also runs a local wildlife gardening facebook group from and for her home city of Sheffield. Wildlife Gardening Sheffield is a friendly forum where you can discover gardeners helping each other learn and help the environment.

Discover Fran’s beautiful plant and landscape photography HERE.