We use cookies on this website. To use the website as intended please accept cookies.

Wednesday April 17 , 2024

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Narcissus

Oh Deer!

Posted by on in Gardening

deerI read an interesting article recently in the Society of Garden Designers Journal about deer. When we think of deer most of us think how mysterious, shy and cute they are but not for those who are plagued with the damage they can inflict on our precious gardens.

To keep these wonderful yet destructive creatures out whether you are designing or maintaining a garden consider building a fence around the entire perimeter of at least 1.5m in height. Deer are athletic jumpers but it is better to err on the side of caution and opt for 1.9m as this will keep the most energetic out. You can have mesh but the sections need to be no bigger than 75mm x 75mm.  Don’t stop there though, the bottom of the fence deer can slither under or even tunnel under! Wire needs to be taut, made of a strong material such as high-tensile steel, or have boards nailed along the bottom or a row of bricks under the fence and don’t forget the gate.

Continue reading
Hits: 5649 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

garden focal points Joanna Lumley June garden garden design tip Snowdrops hard landscaping Geranium Jekka McVicar surfaces kitchen garden Garden Planning Phyllostachys nigra Sophie Raworth front garden sweat peas unity Lawrence Johnston contemporary drought acer wildlife bulb display Perennial Berberis Coastal plants roof gardens October garden Taxus water conservation saving water Horticulture vertical garden water roof garden cottage garden Herb pests kerb-side appeal garden advice at home snow Ashwood Nurseries Euphorbia movement in the garden plants September garden timber Kew Gardens courtyard productive garden NSALG Alan Titchmarsh winter garden Tom Hart-Dyke April garden Events & Shows women and work award Blue Daisy bees Hosta May garden Cosmos astrosanguineus stonemarket watering can Seed sowing basil Toby Buckland Wisley National Gardening Week London legacy gift Achillea pollinators Chelsea Physic Garden grey water RHS Tatton Park Urban Heat Island wild flowers garden design trends eco-friendly November garden Joe Swift composting reclaimed materials topiary Malvern Spring Show pollinating insects hosepipe elm gardening on tv Cloches ha ha gravel rainwater harvesting terracota Chris Beardshaw doddington hall herbaceous borders Kensington Roof Garden summer garden garden design Joseph Banks scented shrubs Narcissus Ilex repetition New York Highline water feature heatwave green spaces spring garden bulbs Bamboo July garden Horticulturalist Absorb pollution Cut flowers RHS Hampton Court Cambridge botanical garden Chelsea Flower Show Carol Klein Urban Heat Island Effect traditional style cyclamen Buxus Selfridges Roof Garden garden sorbus Echinacea Crocus Stone Lane Gardens Moss Bank Park Alys Fowler GYO Glasshouse rococo Shrubs hydroponic Great British Garden Revival herbs Trees plant pots Matt James water butt Monty Don grow your own National Trust Levens Hall RHS Chelsea rock gardens twitter Prince Harry lawn care garden room February alpines birch show gardens winner Decking Stoneleigh Acuba deer Berginia Charlie Dimmock Wildflowers Highgrove Daffodils Rachel de Thame sunflowers Malvern Hills Mrs Loudon Fleece Floating Paradise Gardens of London Lantra form Horticultural recycled materials Birmingham Library Hidcote pond planning your garden January garden BBC Laurel CorTen Greenhouse Capability Brown Nicki Jackson edible garden show HNC RHS Futurescape Gardeners World blue structure watering career in horticulture February garden cottage gardens poppies August garden rosemary ash Herb garden patio ornamental grasses John Massey sound in the garden HTA spring bulbs paving December garden colour in your garden Spring shrubs Briza maxima CorTen steel Kelmarsh Hall James Wong house plants build Winter shrubs RHS Malvern March garden autumn garden

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog



Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.