Category Archives: Wildlife plant of the month

Just potted: Glooming in the gloaming

I get obsessive about white flowers in Spring. Last year I posted on Wild Whites, revelling in the rush of white flowers that seem to gallop across our country side between March and May. This year I’ve been walking a … Continue reading

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Wildlife plant for January – the Winter aconite, Eranthis hyemalis

The Winter aconite, Eranthis hyemalis, is one of the earliest perennials to flower in the new year, often flowering before or at the same time as the earliest snowdrops. ┬áThis early habit alone would earn it a place in many … Continue reading

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Wildlife plant for December – Hedera helix

Well, it had to be really, didn’t it? With holly –Ilex aquifolia – as the wildlife tree for December, it would have been difficult not to follow on with its partner in poetry, song, and carol, the Ivy – Hedera … Continue reading

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