Nemophilia menziesii

Things to do now

Sow hardy annual seed now, such as the lovely Nemophilia menziesii (baby blue eyes), for long-lasting flowers in summer.

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Frogs are back in ponds for spring

by Miranda Hodgson

Frogs and newts are both using the pond this spring, so what will happen to the ...

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Pot up tomato seedlings when they develop true leaves above the more rounded ones.

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Aphids are particularly virulent in spring – watch for greenfly, which multiply quickly.

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Lawn moss

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