7. A compost heap in an unused corner of your garden can attract hungry woodlice, worms, beetles, slugs, snails and other creatures. They in turn, attract birds, frogs and hedgehogs.
8. Consider having a pond, bird bath or fountain. It shouldn’t take long for frogs, newts and insects to make a pond their home and birds will appreciate having somewhere to drink and bathe. Give your pond a natural slope on one side if you can to make it easy for creatures to walk into it and get out when needed.
9. In the winter months you could consider putting out a dish of water for wildlife but never put out a dish of milk. Hedgehogs will appreciate a dish of dog food, foxes like chopped up fruit, badgers love peanuts and shrews like mealworms.