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Easy gardening. I agee with your sentiment. In practice it's not so simple to keep on top of. Note the story on bindweed! what I have found is less is more, get some good landscaping done, plantex or similar to keep the weeds down, find some easy to maintain high impact plants and the accessorize!! I found some great stuff at


  • I think that the British town and countryside would benefit if the railway companies were to sow wild flower seeds on the banks so that bees and butterflies have a continuous nectar bar through out the country.
  • Susan16pen: I may have been a bit over simple. By disturb ground I mean that you should remove grass, perennial weeds etc. After that it really is that simple.
    Kaycurtis: You are right of course. There is a pretty vigorous Buddleia population beside railway lines.They also provide good cover for all sorts of scuttling mammals. It would be quite an expensive option to seed all the embankments.
  • These all look vey pretty but can I actually do this in a patch of my gaden? Ithought some care ful preparing of ground was needed and what ? Ruth
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