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Bees Help Strawberries Reach Their Potential

Nothing says summer like the first juicy sweet strawberry of the season.   Strawberries self pollinate and are not dependent on pollinators for fertilization. BUT early summer pollinators, most notably bees ensure the berry will attain perfection. 308 more words

Native Bees



This has not had it yearly trim as yet but it looking good  the bark is thin and light brown

Garden log, 2.4.16

Planted poppy seeds today, only four months late. Papaver orientale ‘Brilliant’ in the hot border; Papaver somniferum ‘Lauren’s Grape’ in the blue slope and on either side of the climbing rose… 46 more words


Unnamed seedlings

Well finely managed to get this planted out still not sure as yet what I am growing  but put them all In this pink bucket that got damaged at the bottom of it in the last recent  storm we had  … 8 more words

Campanula takesmania Alba a 99p seed growers guide. 


Buy Campanula takesmiana ‘Alba’ for 99p

I love adding new and exciting Campanula to my perennial Garden borders. In almost every garden I have designed and created I include several different varieties of Campanula from a vast selection of hardy and rewarding plants. 358 more words

Libertia grandiflora - A 99p Seed Growers Guide

Liberita grandiflora is a hardy grassy leaf-like perennial that forms a dense clump of iris like foliage followed by masses of spikes of delicate pure white flowers in early summer. 352 more words

Eryngium planum - A 99p seed growers guide. 

It takes 5-10 years for a garden to establish and much longer if your garden design includes a canopy of trees. Growing your own plants from… 198 more words