With stunning colours and phenomenal flying abilities, dragonflies are extraordinarily beautiful – and vital to our eco-system. Ruary Mackenzie Dodds, Britain's leading dragonfly expert, offers top tips on how to attract these amazing insects to your garden. From creating a pond and choosing the right plants, to long-term pond care and even help with identifying dragonfly species, Ruary is buzzing with ideas for how to make your garden a wonderful sanctuary for both you and dragonflies to enjoy.
Ruary Mackenzie Dodds is one of the country's leading experts on dragonflies. His memoir, The Dragonfly Diaries (2014), chronicles the ups and downs of establishing Europe's first public dragonfly sanctuary. Ruary is in great demand to share his expertise and enthusiasm with festival, radio and TV audiences, and he often contributes to BBC programmes such as Countryfile and Springwatch.