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wonderful, makes it all look easy Thank you More articles on selective plant breeding would be a good idea especially as many people these days will be gardening on a tight budget, including me! ====== http://www.clothes6.us/ ==== jgyty I
the plants from which you will breed your hellebore. Choose a mother plant - the one to be pollinated, which will eventually bear the seeds - for its vigour and a good, even flower shape. Choose a father plant - which will supply the pollen - for the colour
One of our cats sat motionless on the edge of the pond today, head drooped down almost touching the water as if he were asleep. But the occasional tic gave him away: he was watching newts. The bright sunshine lit up a corner of our triangular pond, just where the water is deepest...
hope the poor blighter wasnt in the way of the berry fields bulldozer I've dug ponds in my two previous gardens and really enjoyed the wildlife, (frogs & newts etc) in them. I suppose I've had a pond of some form for about 20years now! We moved house last year for a bigger garden...
I think the lid is perhaps not tight-fitting enough to keep out the egg-laying females. any suggestions on how i can kill the larvae? I need to be able to use the water for plants. i have to scoop water out from the top, as the butt is set too low to allow a tap in the bottom...
of the prolonged cold remains to be seen, yet I’m convinced that the aphids starting breeding earlier than ever this year. My dwarf runner beans, growing in massive pots, were the first victims, followed by the overwintering geraniums and pelargoniums
Hi Kate nice to have you back,Their is a nursery on the out skirt's of Croydon that breed's Auriculas,Oldchippy. Hi Kate - thank you for this auricula-story and especially for your note about comfrey.In spring primulas and auriculas are my favourite
Lovely blog post, thank you!How do you tell the difference between a field mouse and a house mouse? Will field mice breed in a house? And do house mice go outside much? Ah, so they're wood mice are they? We have one in our garden. I see it scurrying
What's the point of having a compost heap unless it's to breed fruit flies. That's the way my entomologist's mind works. During the summer great clouds of them billowed up every time I dumped the kitchen waste. They got in my eyes and hair
The first offspring of a cross between two cultivars, bred under strict conditions to create a uniform, high-yielding crop. Seeds gathered from such hybrids don't breed true.