There were 7 new gardening ideas posted last week:
October 4, 2013
|When Comfrey Flops|
|Comfrey is a robust plant which forms a thick clump quickly, followed by many blossoms that are nectar to the honeybees and other pollinators. Then, without warning, the whole plant flops to the ground from the center out, often compromising neighboring plants. The simple solution is... (60 words - Read the full article)|
October 1, 2013
|Attracting Wild Geese to the Garden|
|When retirement time arrived, hubby and I decided we wanted to live out of town and be surrounded by nature. We moved to a small house on a big property that included a wooded valley, a wetland, and a large, stream-fed fish pond. My dear spouse insists on mowing large areas of grass, going right up to the pond’s edge in several places, and in doing so creates an ideal environment for Canada geese: short grass with lots of new growth, and excellent sight-lines for spotting predators a long way off. (602 words - Read the full article)|
Some numbers from last week:
- 46 new members.
- 202 new threads.
- 3,337 new posts.
- 1,377 new images to the plant database.
- 86 new comments in the plant database.
- 23 new Multi-Plant photos.