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There are many hardy and half-hardy annuals that can be grown for cut flowers. Many attract bees and butterflies and some species can be dried, for use in long-lasting displays.Sow hardy and half-hardy annuals between March and April in small pots or modular trays. Once the risk ...
into your garden at night with a torch and pick up as many slugs as possible. I used to pay my children to go out with collecting buckets to do this. Their record was 496 (that was an expensive evening).Try and keep the garden relatively tidy: slugs love
reached maturity (I didn't pick a single pear). At the moment I’m admiring it, every stem is completely clad is swelling flower buds. It's never carried so many flowers before, so perhaps it's making up for an ‘off’ year. I adore pears, so hope