Hello and welcome to Ellie’s Wellies Organic Gardening. We are a Nottingham-based garden maintenance company and consultancy that specialises in wildlife gardens using organic methods – better for you, for your garden and for the environment.

Gate between hedge, surrounded by flowers

Ellie’s Wellies differs from most companies by using organic products and the latest horticultural know-how to bring new vitality to gardens which will benefit both you and the environment. We specialise in gardening for (and with) wildlife, and you can find a full description of the sort of work we usually undertake on the Maintenance page. We are always happy to discuss your needs with no obligation. If you would like a little help keeping the weeds under control or a complete garden make-over, get in touch and we can discuss your requirements and our rates. We also provide a Consultancy service for those who simply need some good advice. Go to the Contact page to find our details or contact us using the form there. You can also find out more about our backgrounds and the history of the company on our Profile page.

Why organic?

Going organic is easy. It means a few simple changes in the way we design and manage outdoor spaces to make the most of the natural (and free) resources at our disposal. Only recently have gardeners become aware of quite how useful wildlife can be for our gardens. Our understanding of the effects of mycorrhizal fungi, beneficial predators, biological controls and the recycling of organic matter will help you to spend less, do less and get more from your garden. Remember, for every problem there is an organic solution and we think organic gardens look the best too!

The Wildlife Garden Podcast

We host a podcast about all things wildlife gardening. Listen to our latest episode here:

The Wild GDN on YouTube

No Mow May The Right Way

Since the 1970’s, conservationists and campaigners have been working to remove peat from composts. It is tempting to despair at the sluggish pace of change and the derisory measures implemented by the horticulture industry and government to reduce peat use over that time. But not all campaigns are the same…some catch the public imagination in…

Websites for Wildlife Gardeners

HELP! We spend a lot of time researching and producing our articles, podcast and videos. Please support our blog and the show by making a donation to paypal.me/thewildgdn Amateur Entomologists’ Society (AES) – The gateway to entomology (amentsoc.org) Amphibian and Reptile Groups of the UK (arguk.org) The Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust (arc-trust.org) Atlas of…


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