Ladybird Winter Diapause

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Have you ever wondered how a little ladybird survives a Scottish winter?  It’s a survival technique called Ladybird Winter diapause and you can read more about it below.    You can feel that winter has finally made its presence felt … Continued

Fading Flowers

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Fading flowers and seed heads receive little attention or accolade. Though under the right conditions they can be seen as delicate little sculptures gracing the borders. Despite the frost, rain and wind that have sent myriads of leaves to the ground they are … Continued

Winter Interest

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Did you ever think about planting for winter interest when you first started gardening? I have to confess that when I started my very first garden I was only interested in the colour that came from flowers. Then each autumn … Continued