This week we take a look at one of my all time favourite plants ~ Passiflora (Passionflower). This beautiful, evergreen vine climbs using tendrils to secure itself to other plants or supporting structures such as trellises, bamboo canes, and pergolas. With its' exquisite blooms opening from summer to early autumn, who wouldn't want to grow … Continue reading Plant of the week ~ Passiflora (Passionflower)
This week we are looking at the delightful Chamomile. Great for insects and has many uses for humans too.
This week we have a pretty but prickly plant in the spotlight - Berberis (barberry)!
It's time for another plant of the week and this time we are looking at the herb Melissa officinalis (lemon balm).
Worldwide there are around 20,000 different species of bee, most of which are solitary bees, 9 species of honey bee and around 250 species of bumblebee. We have around 270 of those species native to the UK! Sadly all those wonderful species of bee are in for a drastic decline in numbers in 2017 due to … Continue reading Are bees in for a drastic decline in 2017?
This week we are taking a look at a beautiful climber both humans and wildlife can appreciate - Wisteria sinensis!
With its close links to the month of May, I have chosen lily of the valley as our plant for this week. Lets take a closer look shall we?
This week we are following the delightful scent of lavender to learn more about this delightful plant.
With so many uses, it's a wonder this week's plant of the week isn't grown by everyone. Join me as we take a closer look at Borago officinalis.
Bees are a beautiful and iconic part of the wildlife on England, but this wonderful species has been struggling for years and is now in serious decline.