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15 Mar

How to make beautiful butterflies burst into your garden

Butterflies Article for Web

Christine Walkden from Jersey Plants Direct is amazed at the varieties of butterflies found in Britain. In her article she says, there are over 50 varieties of butterflies in Britain, but I bet you have never seen that many in your own garden? I certainly haven’t. The key to having butterflies in your garden, she [...]

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Published Date: 15 Mar 2010
Category: Gardening Advice
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09 Mar

March Garden – Tidy, Protect & Maintain

March Garden - Bulbs

Tidy your garden – Cut back, prune and divide. Dead head early spring bulbs such as daffodils, leaving the foliage to die down naturally – this will help the bulbs put their energies into next year’s displays instead of making seed. Also, dead head winter flowering pansies and other winter bedding.  Pansies will continue to [...]

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Published Date: 09 Mar 2010
Category: Gardeners Calendar
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09 Mar

March Garden – Sowing & Planting

March Garden Bulbs

It can be difficult to keep to a schedule in March, as the weather can be so fickle. Generally, you can enjoy the beautiful spring perennials such as Bergenia, Rock Cress and Aubrietia. Easter and British Summer Time, at the end of March, highlights the approach of summer and hopefully some warmer spring-like weather and [...]

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Published Date: 09 Mar 2010
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01 Mar

Top Bird Care Tips – March

Top tips for Bird Care

Some handy tips from our bird expert Mike Stentiford, MBE Feeding Always store your feed in a cool dry location – preferably in a plastic container Make food available throughout the year especially during the lean months of mid-winter (November-March) when natural seeds and berries have all but disappeared Avoid putting out peanuts between April [...]

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Published Date: 01 Mar 2010
Category: Bird Care
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