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I created a wildlife pond from a preformed liner last autumn. It has sloped edges and will be in semi sun and semi shade. It is about 1metre long and about half a metre wide. Not very big. I am now thinking about what water plants to put
Hi - I have a wildlife garden and I don't use any plants that aren't beneficial to bees and beneficial insects. I recently bought 6 plugs of Foxglove Pink Illumination which is the brand new perrennial foxglove which won at Chelsea. They are coming
and to create an additional wildlife habitat...put up 2" square plastic mesh so that if sits about 4" away from the fence. I use long vine-eyes in the posts and in the middle of the panels (depending on the type of panel) I put small wooden platforms. This helps
and vegetables so wildlife is not really welcome in my garden although with the winter coming up I can't help but feel for the birds. My quandary really is this, I want to feed the birds but will they come back in the summer because they're used to it? jgmc3
I’m afraid I’ve been rather disparaging about fat balls and landscape gardeners again. It all came out at the Kent Wildlife Conference, held on Saturday at the University of Greenwich’s swanky new Medway Campus, down in Chatham.The theme
Hi, I am new to this site and gardening. Have recently moved to a new home and am in the process of doing a wildlife pond which is 2.5m x 1.5m x 0.5m depth. i am having a small cascade waterfall going into the pond and will be adding various pond
Thanks for your comments, I've been thinking these thoughts for years, is it a marketing ploy for all of those companies who sell various attractive wildlife products to pretty-up our gardens, animals and wildlife would much prefer a wilderness to a
With more time on my hands, I'm tackling horrid areas of ivy, bindweed and other nasties but realise with things becoming more organised into flower and veg beds, there is little cover. As I tried to clear the last bit for a pea/ bean bed, I discovered the slow worms (nearly slic...
I was in my daughter s garden doing a bit of this and that ,you know how it goes when they are away and they ask you to look after their pets and that over grown plot called a garden.Anyhow raking away as one does and throwing the chickens the slugs and worms that came my way,I t...
Sounds wonderful, its a lovely part of the country.