Gardens, Plant of the month

Plant of the month – June 2016 – Rosa ‘Jasmina’

Order: Rosales       Family: Rosaceae     Subfamily: Rosoideae Genus: Rosa          Type: Perennial        Propagation: Seed, plant propagation, cuttings, grafting Native to: Mostly Asia, some Europe and North America This rose is a spectacular rambler with such vivacity that I have to hack through it after the first flowering in order to stop it from invading the whole garden.… Continue reading Plant of the month – June 2016 – Rosa ‘Jasmina’

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A list of slug-proof plants

As my garden is completely organic, slug pellets are prohibited. The organic status makes sure we have plenty of birds and lots of happy bees, but we also have a healthy population of snails and slugs. We also heard from the Hampshire Wildlife Trust that hedgehogs are dying by the thousands, killed by second-hand poisoning,… Continue reading A list of slug-proof plants