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Preventing frogs freezing to death in wdlife ponds

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 23:36

Google Germaine Greer's recent article in the Telegraph about National Frog Week, it's very interesting and could be really helpful.

Sting in the Tale

Posted: 13/05/2013 at 23:29

Have ordered this book from Amazon on the strength of one 15 minute episode on radio read by Tim McInnerney.  Author goes to live in the west of France to address issues of bees (and butterflies?).  Am waiting for parcel to arrive.  His writing is almost as lyrical as Derwent May's in The Times (His articles are usually collected in book form each year and are a real treasure).  Ditto Richard Mabey.

Non-cultivar flowering plants

Posted: 08/05/2013 at 16:35

Many thanks for all kind and helpful suggestions, I feel spoilt for choice now!

Barry

Non-cultivar flowering plants

Posted: 06/05/2013 at 19:45

I would be pleased to hear from any readers who can suggest non-cultivar plants for a rather shaded garden, in the hope that butterflies and bees will become a less rare sight in my garden (I know they're declining, anyway ... very sad).  A friend of a friend has advised against cultivars as they often produce an artificial nectar which deceives the butterflies and bees, and suggested I go for wild plants.  My back garden is small and I can only grow in containers because of very poor soil.  Many thanks.

Barry

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