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Talkback: Unpleasant plant smells

Posted: 01/07/2012 at 03:04

Well the common name for Dracunculus Vulgaris is the stink lily. It smells like a rotting corpse to attract the flies that polinate it.

Thicken up a lawn

Posted: 01/07/2012 at 02:57

The birds used to eat all my seed however I now pregerminate my grass seed. I put compost mixed with seed in an old washing up bowl and water. Each day I give it a stir and keep damp. As soon as there are signs of little grass shoots I ladle it out where I want it to grow. Fantastic results this way!

Talkback: Unpleasant plant smells

Posted: 01/07/2012 at 02:52

Used to have a lovely flower in my garden but it smelt so strongly of dog poo! Pretty or not it had to go.

Wide and short garden - very shady.

Posted: 21/03/2012 at 21:15

As my  garden is wide and short I am at a loss how to make it so that it is not all visible at once. My garden is very shady (lots of very tall trees at the land beyond my garden). My lawn involves a constant battle with moss (but my husband wants the lawn kept and wants it to only have straight edges to ease mowing). If I have any tall plants everything behind it is cast into gloom. I am fortunate that the fence is covered in ivy and so is not too in-your-face. Any advice appreciated.

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Wide and short garden - very shady.

Not narrow and long but wide and short. 
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