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Pollinator Plants

Pollinator Plants

Bees, birds and butterflies are reducing in numbers and whilst the cold weather is contributing to their reduction, there are so many things we can do to help increase their… Read more »

High value, low cost plants Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’

High value, low cost plants Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’

Of all the garden plants which give high value for a small financial outlay, one of my favourites has to be Cerinthe major ‘Purpurascens’. For the price of a packet… Read more »

Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

Gardening news – Fraxinus game, bees, travelling plants

It’s been quite a week for gardening news, read our update here… New Facebook game aims to protect ash trees from ash dieback A new Facebook game  has just been… Read more »

How to encourage bees into your garden

How to encourage bees into your garden

How to encourage bees into your garden Bees play a key role in pollinating many fruits and vegetables. 35 per cent of our diet depends on pollination of crops by… Read more »

Gardening news – bees, badger culls & hybrid grass

Gardening news – bees, badger culls & hybrid grass

Gardening news – read our summary of the latest news in the gardening world here Bees – pesticides EU states are due to vote today on a 2-year ban on… Read more »

Garden centres to stop selling neonicotinoid pesticides

Garden centres to stop selling neonicotinoid pesticides

Neonicotinoid pesticides taken off the shelves… Bee numbers have been in serious decline for some time now and neonicotinoid pesticides are thought to have contributed to the worldwide fall in… Read more »