Winston compiled and illustrated this feature on how to identify male and female holly plants, and on holly propagation, in October 2014.
Our first item on pruning and shaping plants consisted of three photos illustrating the “Chelsea Chop”, contributed by Margot in October 2014
“How to Invite Butterflies” & “Bee Kind” (to bees) Sydney based on The Garden articles and books in Feb 2015.
Pruning and Shaping
For Wild Life
Plants To Beware Of
Choose and Donate
Trees and Shrubs
Latest additions 21 Nov 2015
Sydney and Kay in May ‘15
Sydney in Mar ‘15
Ann N in Mar ‘15:(Monkshood)
Sydney Feb ‘15 entered notes from the former web-log.
First choice made in January 2016 - books. Treasurer now has the resultant donation.
Big axe now on offer.
2nd draft, with better layout, covers trees, big shrubs, and smaller shrubs that have all thrived in this district. In March 2016 Azaleas were added, as was a check-list to assist in choosing which favourites you should send in for inclusion.
As Item One in our Growing Food series, Alan Hamilton has given us a nice concise summary of his experience of growing apple trees in the Foyle valley over 15 years, with specific advice about the sorts that do well here.
Fresh Advice on Gardening Topics December 2016
Danny McLaughlin spoke and demonstrated on Choosing Plants for us on November 17th, 2016: Click the Advice button (left) to see a selection from his words of wisdom.
Fruit & Vegetables December 2016
29th November 2016
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