Plants for Bees

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Plants to grow in your garden to provide pollen and nectar for bees and other beneficial insects.

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Getting the best results from your compost and growing broad beans - Pumpkin Beth

Getting the best results from your compost and growing broad beans - Pumpkin Beth

Every year I run Compost Trials to discover the best quality peat-free composts on the market. Dalefoot Composts have produced the top performing composts in all of my Trials, over the past seven years. One of my favourite products is Dalefoot’s Double Strength Wool Compost,…

The Savills and David Harber Garden, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show - Pumpkin Beth

The Savills and David Harber Garden, at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show - Pumpkin Beth

Garden Designer, Andrew Duff, sculptor David Harber, and Estate Agents Savills have worked together to produce a Show Garden for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019. This garden was created with a shared desire to demonstrate how to add useful and effective, natural beauty to…

Brilliant plants for bees and butterflies! - Pumpkin Beth

Brilliant plants for bees and butterflies! - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Brilliant plants for bees and butterflies!1.1 Erysimum ‘Bowles’s Mauve’1.2 Knautia Macedonia1.3 Dahlia ‘Classic Rosamunde’2 Herbs and edible plants for bees and butterflies2.1 Thymus and Origanum vulgare2.2 Allium schoenoprasum2.3 Agastache ‘Blackadder’2.4 Fruit Brilliant plants for bees and butterflies! The furry bees, colourful butterflies, mysterious moths,…

Compost Trial: Growing Broad Beans - Pumpkin Beth

Compost Trial: Growing Broad Beans - Pumpkin Beth

Don't miss the chance to plant spring flowering bulbs! - Pumpkin Beth

Don't miss the chance to plant spring flowering bulbs! - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Don’t miss the opportunity to plant spring flowering bulbs1.1 Reuse plastic containers1.2 Recycling containers1.3 Peat-free compost for bulbs1.4 Plant your spring flowering bulbs now!1.5 Haxnicks Bamboo Plant Markers Don’t miss the opportunity to plant spring flowering bulbs Pieter and Ben, from Dutch Grown, have…

Don't miss the chance to plant spring flowering bulbs! - Pumpkin Beth

Don't miss the chance to plant spring flowering bulbs! - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Don’t miss the opportunity to plant spring flowering bulbs1.1 Reuse plastic containers1.2 Recycling containers1.3 Peat-free compost for bulbs1.4 Plant your spring flowering bulbs now!1.5 Haxnicks Bamboo Plant Markers Don’t miss the opportunity to plant spring flowering bulbs Pieter and Ben, from Dutch Grown, have…

Daffodil Gardens and Events 2020 Calendar - Pumpkin Beth

Daffodil Gardens and Events 2020 Calendar - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 2020 Daffodil Gardens and Events2 2020 Daffodil Events2.1 Warley Place Spring Bulb Spectacular2.2 Sidmouth Daffodil Day2.3 The Picton Garden Opening2.4 Plant Heritage Daffodil Talk2.5 Dazzling Daffodils at Hever Castle2.6 Grendon Daffodil Festival2.7 Brockamin Spring Open Day2.8 Learn how to Grow and Show Daffodils, with…

Wildlife in my Wildlife Pond - Pumpkin Beth

Wildlife in my Wildlife Pond - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Wildlife in my Wildlife Pond2 Bees3 Beetles4 Bugs5 Butterflies6 Hoverflies7 Dragonflies and Damselflies8 European Rose Chafer9 Flies10 Moths11 Newts12 Algae Wildlife in my Wildlife Pond The reason we created our wildlife pond was to support and encourage wildlife. I’d love to be able to…

Space2grow: community gardening in Farnham, Surrey - Pumpkin Beth

Space2grow: community gardening in Farnham, Surrey - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Space2grow: community gardening in Farnham, Surrey1.1 Space2grow community1.2 Healing garden1.3 Bishop’s Meadow Trust1.4 Opportunities to garden, volunteer, or sponsor Space2grow1.5 Other articles that may interest you……………. Space2grow: community gardening in Farnham, Surrey For every problem we experience in life, nature provides us with the…

Jackie Currie and her National Collection of Alliums - Pumpkin Beth

Jackie Currie and her National Collection of Alliums - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Jackie Currie and her National Collection of Allium Species and Cultivars1.1 Alliums at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!1.2 Allium species and cultivars1.3 Tips for growing Alliums1.4 Do you have land available in the Chiddingfold area of Surrey?1.5 Buy Surrey grown Allium bulbs1.6 Alliums that…

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 (part two) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 The RHS Chelsea Flower Show 20191.1 The RHS Back to Nature Garden2 Show Gardens2.1 The Dubai Majlis Garden2.2 The Trailfinders Undiscovered Latin America Garden2.3 Warner’s Distillery Garden2.4 Gardening Will Save The World3 The Grand Pavilion3.1 Medwyn Williams3.2 Walkers Bulbs at Taylors3.3 West Country Lupins3.4…

New Year Cheers for Chillies! - Pumpkin Beth

New Year Cheers for Chillies! - Pumpkin Beth

Chilli pepper seeds are usually sown from February to the end of April. However, these vegetables command a long growing season, requiring sufficient time for the plants to mature and their fruit to develop and ripen. Accordingly, I find that chilli peppers are best started…

2020 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps (part two - May to December) - Pumpkin Beth

2020 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps (part two - May to December) - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 2020 Calendar of Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps1.1 1st January 2020 – end of April 2020 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps1.2 May 2020 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps1.3 June 2020 Specialist Plant Fairs, Festivals, Sales, and Swaps1.4 July…

A Calendar of Special Snowdrop Garden Openings, Talks, Events & Open Days for 2020 - Pumpkin Beth

A Calendar of Special Snowdrop Garden Openings, Talks, Events & Open Days for 2020 - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Snowdrop Events Calendar 20202 Snowdrop Events held in January 20202.1 Snowdrop gardens open by prior arrangement during January 20202.2 Snowdrop events and garden openings calendar January 20202.3 Snowdrop gardens opening daily or weekly during January 20203 Snowdrop Events held in February 20203.1 Snowdrop gardens…

Delightfully Fragrant Roses to Plant this Winter - Pumpkin Beth

Delightfully Fragrant Roses to Plant this Winter - Pumpkin Beth

More pictures of the wildlife I've seen around my pond - Pumpkin Beth

More pictures of the wildlife I've seen around my pond - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Wildlife Around my Pond1.1 Bees1.2 Beetles1.3 Aquatic plants1.4 Butterflies1.5 Hoverflies1.6 Dragonflies and Damselflies1.7 Moths1.8 Newts1.9 Snails Wildlife Around my Pond I am so grateful for my little pond; this small area of water attracts many insects to my garden. As well as planting up…