Plants can attract birds, insects and butterflies to a wildlife garden.

October 18, 2011
Lavender a butterflybflower


Lavender is a bushy herb from which cuttings can quite easily be taken as I found out last year when I tried for the first time. I selected a few stems of new growth and pulled them away from the main stem making sure I took with it a small strip of the bark.
October 18, 2011
Scabious,also called the butterfly flower


The Scabious is one of a few plants often referred to as ‘butterly plants’ because butterflies along with other insects like bees and moths are so attracted to them, other names for it are Gypsy rose, Blue Button and Lady’s Pincushion.
November 9, 2014


Fungi Autumn is a great time to see fungi. This is the time of year that it grows because fungi like damp conditions. Fungi are members […]
November 10, 2014
A picture of a bee getting nectar from a Foxglove


Foxglove The Foxglove (Digitalis) is a wild flower which can be found growing in full sunlight and also shady hedgerows. They can grow as tall as […]