Chris Packham reveals Welwyn Garden City garden wildlife tonight

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films]

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films] - Credit: BBC/Windfall Films

A television programme made by the well known wildlife presenter Chris Packham in Welwyn Garden City will be screened on BBC Four tonight

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films]

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films] - Credit: BBC/Windfall Films

The British Garden: Life and Death on your Lawn, was filmed in eight gardens in Barleycroft Road over a year, recording changes over the seasons.

According to the BBC publicity department: ”So how many different species call our gardens home?

“How well do our gardens support wildlife?

“By the end of the year, with the help of a crack team from London’s Natural History Museum and some of the country’s top naturalists, Chris will find out.

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films]

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films] - Credit: BBC/Windfall Films


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“He’ll also discover which type of garden attracts the most wildlife.

“The results are not what you might expect... You’ll never look at your garden in quite the same way again.”

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Chris Packham presents hugely popular BBC Two programmes such as Springwatch and Winterwatch, but has been criticised by the grouse shooting industry for backing campaigns against it.

The 90-minute programme, featuring foxes, robins, frogs, and spiders, starts at 9pm.

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films]

The British Garden: Life and Death on Your Lawn with Chris Packham [Picture: BBC/Windfall Films] - Credit: BBC/Windfall Films

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