Follow these tips to get the perfect medley of natural tunes..
? CREATE A BUZZ To attract bees and other pollinating insects, mix up herbaceous perennials, annuals and biennials which flower at different times.? HERB HAVEN Herbs like rosemary, lavender, sage, oregano and thyme attract bees, butterflies and a host of other insects.? TUNE INTO BIRDSONG Birds need four things - something to eat/drink, somewhere to shelter, somewhere to wash and somewhere to breed. Grass, trees, shrubs and water are essential. Bird boxes make crucial spots for nesting, feeders create additional resting places, while bird baths provide a watering hole and bathing point.
? MAKE A SPLASH Garden ponds create ideal breeding conditions for frogs, newts, and toads and attract fascinating insects.? RUSTLE UP SOUNDS Tall grasses like miscanthus and greater quaking grass make a lovely rustling sound, as do fine-leaved trees like birch and robinia. Bamboo makes a lovely hollow knocking sound when it bumps together and bigger canes can be turned into wind chimes.