Monthly Archives: June 2011

Relax

Take a look at the Natural England website  www.naturalengland.org.uk . It has lots of information about wildlife gardening and some very useful tips and hints. The following is certainly good advice: Relax! Don’t feel that you have to be too tidy … Continue reading

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Aubretia

I was recently helping a friend clear a small border in her garden and in this border were some very scraggy, old bits of Aubretia. Many of us keep plants that are past their best just because we don’t know … Continue reading

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Wildlife gardening – myths exploded

There are many myths regarding wildlife gardening that have grown up with time. The Sheffield University BUGS research exploded many of these: ‘Only big gardens are of value’ – This is not true, even tiny gardens can offer excellent environments for most insects. … Continue reading

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Wildlife gardening

I recently went to a forum given by Dr Steve Head on ‘The Why and How of Wildlife Gardening’. It was a fascinating evening and Steve was not only passionate about wildlife but also realistic regarding the needs of the gardener. … Continue reading

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