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Hello and welcome to my website.

I have a deep interest in wildlife and the preservation of the earth’s wild places. As a nature writer and environmental project innovator, I have worked over the years with many inspired people and organisations, and been involved in a diverse range of initiatives, each created to inspire closer connections to the world of wild nature.

Since 2010 I have been running the Wild Neighbours Urban Wildlife Initiative with the vision of raising awareness around the growing imperative to live more consciously and considerately alongside wildlife in our cities. As our wild lands diminish and once-open habitat is reduced, so birds and wildlife are left with little option but to continually crisscross between the natural and built environments.

Over time my work has slowly moved into the realm of wild gardening as a way to motivate a more intimate, on-your-doorstep connection to the world of wild nature.

In today’s busy world, I have come to see that one really only finds the time or energy to conserve that which we understand and connect to on an emotional level.

A wild garden can help empower that connection.

Together, living in harmony with wildlife and wild places…

Belinda Ashton

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working together

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If you are looking to create inspirational signage or nature displays; if you have a vision for sharing your nature stories in print; if you are looking for assistance with environmental messaging or storytelling, then please be in touch so that we can chat about working together.

–  Please visit my Online Shop for a selection of nature-inspired gifts –

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everyday encounters

“Not to hurt the creatures brethren is our first duty to them, but to stop there is not enough. We have a higher mission, to be of service to them whenever they require it.”

(St Francis of Assisi)

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soul connections