Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to drink: a bee bath. #ad #bee #garden
Espalier Fruit Trees for our orchard. Espalier = the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth originally for the production of fruit,by pruning and tying branches to a frame so that they grow into a flat plane, frequently in formal patterns, against a structure such as a wall, fence, or trellis.
Birch verticals and horizontals screwed together to make an arbour. Flexible willow forms the arch. Making your own supports, ideally on the spot, means that you can tailor them to the size and shape you require. Supports from garden centers are designed to fit on the top of a car and are rarely tall enough for vigorous climbers.
Green & Blue Concrete Planter And Bee Hotel: The Beepot is a bee hotel created by award winning Cornwall based Company Green & Blue. The Beepot is a stylish concrete planter combining a safe and stylish nesting site for solitary bees with a space for perfect pollinator planting, meaning a food source for the bees is never far away. Solitary bees are facing massive decline, in part due to habitat loss. By using the Beepot in your garden, allotment or urban space you are helping the bees to…
Just because it’s snowing outside doesn’t mean you can’t get a head start on your garden for next year. Countertop greenhouses are one of my favorite projects for Spring Break when the kids are out of school. They love to help with the planting and it’s a fun activity to do