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Allium seedlings

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 16:29

Thanks for your kind replies.

Allium seedlings

Posted: 19/05/2013 at 14:14

Around my Alliun plants I have found many tiny seedlings, do I leave these to mature naturally where they appear or is there a way of helping them on a bit?

wildlife pond, with a cat...

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 12:02

I created a pond about 4 years ago, even in this short time it has matured verry well, I have three cats only one is interested in staying out side, he often wanders in with wet paws. 

Advice I was given was to have part of the pond in shade or dappled light, this has been achieved and is providing varied environments. 

Take the plunge  you will enjoy seeing it come to life. 

Lonicera fragrantissima

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 09:28

Greetings to you nutcutlet.

Your comment is so true, my plant is a few feet (old school), from my bedroom window, a gentle breeze brings in the fragrance, a grateful reminder that the winter is on its way out.

Since moving out of a city some 4 years ago, I am always fascinated by the wide variety of bees and insects that populate my garden not to mention frogs, toads, newts, dragon flies, slow worms, shrews...... I feel privileged to be able to witness this variety of what nature can provides on my doorstep.  

Lonicera fragrantissima

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 08:49

Thanks Dove, just checked out the site and will now make a start.

Fingers crossed for a nature boosting project.

Lonicera fragrantissima

Posted: 18/05/2013 at 08:29

My very first question on the forum.

I would like to know how to take cuttings from a rather large Lonicera fragrantissima, any help would be appreciated,

In the late winter months this plant provides much needed food for hungry insects not to mention a wonderful perfume, so I would like to provide a few more plants in the garden and if successful also use some for plant swapping. 

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