Monthly Archives: June 2013

Gardening with wildflowers – photo gallery

I love gardening with wildflowers. They have been growing here for thousands of years and insects have developed with them, they are interconnected. Here some examples of¬†wildflowers I grow in the pollinator garden Meadow cranesbill – Geranium pratense – provides … Continue reading

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Buckthorns – a welcome addition to the pollinator garden

Buckthorns are modest trees with with great ecological values. They are not often planted in our gardens as they bear tiny flowers but they are important trees for wildlife. Alder buckthorns are small trees which you will not find in … Continue reading

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