Joel Ashton: Biography highlights
Joel is well-known in the wildlife and gardening community, being recognised on programmes such as Springwatch, Gardener’s World and Wild Animal Rescue for Channel 5 has recently appeared as a Friend of the Show on Channel 4’s The Steph Show.
Full biography of Joel Ashton
Joel has been designing and implementing gardens that work for both wildlife and people alike, for the last 15 years.
During this time, he has built up a varied portfolio of work; from postage stamp sized back gardens, to several acre mini nature reserves, focusing on re-wilding and natural planting schemes that nestle seamlessly into the surrounding landscape.
With a lifetime spent observing the natural world, Joel is able to draw upon his extensive knowledge to incorporate habitats for creatures of all sizes.
From butterflies to birds and bees to bats, no animal will be left uncatered for.
Watch Joel in action
It's up to every single one of us to do our bit for wildlife, however small our gardens, and The Butterfly Brothers know just how that can be achieved.'
'Wildlife gardening is one of the most important things you can do as an individual for increasing biodiversity and mitigating the effects of climate change. From digging a pond to planting a native hedge, the Butterfly Brothers can help you every step of the way.'
'With wild places fast disappearing from our countryside, gardens are becoming increasingly important for our wildlife. This book is an invaluable tool in helping all of us make the most of our gardens. If everyone followed just a few of the tips outlined here, it would have a huge impact on our plants and animals. Buy this book and get gardening!'
Joel's speaking topics
Gardening for Wildlife
Informing others as to the importance of gardening for wildlife and how this can be achieved in even the smallest of spaces.
How to attract wildlife into your garden
Explaining a 'how to' approach on attracting wildlife into your own garden and the best methods involved.
The benefits of Nature for mental health and wellbeing
The benefits of being immersed in nature and the positive effects this can have on our mental health and wellbeing