– Mike Clarke, chief executive of the RSPB
Nature in the UK is in trouble and some of our more familiar garden species are amongst those suffering serious declines.
Gardens provide a valuable lifeline for species like starlings, toads, hedgehogs and butterflies, which are struggling to find homes in the wider countryside.
Our aim is to provide one million homes for nature across the UK, because if there's no home for nature, then there's no nature - it really is that serious.
Conservationists are calling for the creation of a "million homes for nature" in gardens and open spaces amid concerns about struggling UK wildlife. The Giving Nature a Home campaign is backed by TV homes expert Linda Barker.