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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,…

My Big Butterfly Counts for Butterfly Conservation in 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

My Big Butterfly Counts for Butterfly Conservation in 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Butterfly Conservation Big Butterfly Count 20191.1 Big Butterfly Count 2019 Dates1.2 Why count butterflies?2 How to take a Butterfly and Moth Count2.1 Butterfly and Moth Identification2.2 Counting Butterflies and Moths3 Results of my 2019 Big Butterfly Count3.1 How to Submit the results of your…

Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

Butterfly Conservation's Big Butterfly Count 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Butterfly Conservation Big Butterfly Count 20191.1 Big Butterfly Count 2019 Dates2 How to take a Butterfly and Moth Count2.1 Butterfly and Moth Identification2.2 Counting Butterflies and Moths3 Results of my first 2019 Big Butterfly Count4 Results of my second Big Butterfly Count of 20194.1…

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…

Contents1 Creating a Wildlife Pond1.1 My Old Wildlife Pond1.2 Problems with My Old Wildlife Pond2 My New Wildlife Pond2.1 Making a List of Important Features2.2 Collaborating with Pond Specialists2.3 Avoiding Old Problems in the New Pond2.4 Creating the Pond2.5 300gsm Protective Matting2.6 Firestone 1.02mm PondGuard…

My New Wildlife Pond - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Creating a Wildlife Pond1.1 My Old Wildlife Pond1.2 Problems with My Old Wildlife Pond2 Designing My New Wildlife Pond2.1 Making a List of Important Features2.2 Collaborating with Pond Specialists2.3 Avoiding Old Problems in the New Pond3 Creating My New Pond3.1 300gsm Protective Matting3.2 Firestone…

Big Butterfly Count at Bookham Common - Pumpkin Beth

Big Butterfly Count at Bookham Common - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Butterfly Conservation’s Big Butterfly Count 20201.1 How to take a Butterfly and Moth Count1.2 Butterfly and Moth Identification1.3 Counting Butterflies and Moths1.4 I saw these butterflies during my first Big Butterfly Count at Bookham Common1.5 I saw these butterflies during my second Big Butterfly…

How many moths will you discover this Moth Night? - Pumpkin Beth

How many moths will you discover this Moth Night? - Pumpkin Beth

Moth Night 2019 Moth Night is a fun event; it’s free to take part and open to everyone. Most moths are night flying insects; they’re out and about doing their thing, while we’re usually tucked up indoors. Consequently, many people miss out on seeing even…

The RHS Back to Nature Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

The RHS Back to Nature Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2019 - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 RHS Back to Nature Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 20191.1 A reminder of the importance of connecting with nature and with our children1.2 RHS Back to Nature Garden features1.3 Planting1.4 RHS Back to Nature Garden relocation1.5 Duchess renews her message, working with…

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…

Making Meadows - Pumpkin Beth

Making Meadows - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Making Meadows1.1 Perennial meadow plants1.2 Meadow plants for clay soils1.3 Meadow plants for sandy soils1.4 Meadow plants for chalk and limestone soils1.5 Fast growing, native perennials1.6 Grow native plants to help wildlife1.7 Cornfield annuals1.8 Mistakes to avoid when starting a meadow1.9 Exotic meadow and…

Grow Your Own Mistletoe - Pumpkin Beth

Grow Your Own Mistletoe - Pumpkin Beth

Mistletoe is a prized plant at Christmas time, when it’s the custom to decorate our homes with the berries and foliage of holly, ivy, and mistletoe, in celebration of the season. I’ve always greatly admired the evergreen spherical forms that mature mistletoe specimens hold high…

What Moths will you find on Moth Night 2020? - Pumpkin Beth

What Moths will you find on Moth Night 2020? - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Moth Night 20201.1 Moth Night 2020 Dates1.2 The Theme of Moth Night 20201.3 August Moths1.4 Take Part1.5 Methods of Attracting Moths1.6 Sugaring1.7 How to Submit Your Moth Night, Moth Count Results1.8 See the Moths I spotted during my Moth Night, Moth Count1.9 Other articles…

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth

A Request to Leave Your Autumn Leaves Alone - Pumpkin Beth

Contents1 Autumn leaves1.1 Please leave autumn leaves alone1.2 Hedgehogs1.3 Leaf blowers and garden vacuums1.4 Fun and positive activities to take part in this autumn2 Exceptions – when is it best to collect leaves?2.1 The best tools for collecting fallen leaves2.2 Ponds2.3 Roses2.4 Paths and steps,…

Lovely things to do in your garden, or at your allotment, from mid-April to mid-May - Pumpkin Beth

Lovely things to do in your garden, or at your allotment, from mid-April to mid-May - Pumpkin Beth

Lovely gardening jobs to do from April to mid-May Sowing seeds is a wonderfully cost-effective way to garden. Many hardy annual plants can be grown from seed this month, providing us with a quick and easy way to fill our gardens with beautiful flowers, in a wide range of colours and forms. March and April are great times to sow seeds to create your own meadow! Cornflowers are easily grown from seed. Cornflowers will usually seed themselves around, ready to flower again, next year. Many…

Peatlands and peat bogs: precious environments that need our protection - Pumpkin Beth

Peatlands and peat bogs: precious environments that need our protection - Pumpkin Beth