Monday, June 10, 2013

Brock and Our Wildflower Beds

We have let most of our lawn and borders go wild this year, after experimenting with a small patch last year. Rob has mowed some strips so that we can walk around and enjoy the flowers. The buttercups, red dead-nettles and stinging nettles always do well on our heavy clay soil. This year we have some red campion growing in amongst our chives. We have planted a few sunflowers in the gaps and other random patches of mixed seeds on the mole hills to see if we can introduce some variety.
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