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Tips For Creating A Bee-Friendly Garden

Top tips for creating a bee-friendly garden this spring by TV presenter Alys Fowler

18 April 2014

Gardening writer and TV presenter Alys Fowler is offering British gardeners top tips to help our bees, as part of Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause campaign to save vital bees that pollinate our food and make our countryside, parks and gardens thrive. 488 more words


Hollyhocks-Got to Have Them

WELCOME to the 2014 #AtoZ Blog Challenge

Inspired By My Pinterest Boards:  This Year’s Category is GARDENING

A typical Cottage Garden Plant

Alcea, commonly known as hollyhocks, is a genus of about 60 species of flowering plants in the mallow family Malvaceae. 124 more words

AtoZ Blog Challenge -April 2014

Into the Garden, Spring 2014

Our cold Midwest spring is offering mid-50-degree days. I braved the chill on April Fools’ Day to go outside and begin picking up sticks and mulching the garden beds. 293 more words