Flowers

Flowers can make your garden colourful and attractive but in a wildlife garden you will need to put in plowers to attract insects and birds which in turn will attract other wildlife.

October 18, 2011
Lavender a butterflybflower

Lavender

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

Scabious

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 10, 2014
A picture of a bee getting nectar from a Foxglove

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 […]
November 10, 2014
Picture of Oxeye daisies

Oxeye daisy

Oxeye daisy Oxeye daisies make a nice addition to any wildlife garden but they spread very quickly if allowed to, so they have to be cut […]