“By providing a pit stop for pollinators, you will be doing your bit for the insects that allow us to survive. Without them, we are gone. ” Alan Titchmarsh
One of the easiest ways anyone with a garden, or a balcony, can support wildlife is to sow a mixture of wildflowers.
“I’ve got into a bad state recently and today have decided that, unless it’s actually raining, I will do some gardening.”
“January is the quietest month in the garden. … But just because it looks quiet doesn’t mean that nothing is happening. Rosalie Muller Wright
A citizen science project by the University of Sussex has found that urban growers in Brighton and Hove were able to harvest 1kg of insect-pollinated fruit and vegetables per one metre square.
“we decided to make a mini-broch in our garden.”
“I had the idea of building a mini-broch in our garden!”
These plants will self-seed around the garden and come in a wide variety of colours.
The charity PDSA has produced a handy guide for what dog owning gardeners need to be aware of when it comes to some of the harms that there may be in the garden.
This is the time of year when many plants, big and small, are producing seed for next year.