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Top 10 Bee-Friendly Flowers at the Villas!

Top 10 Flowers I have assembled a list of the top 10 flowers at the Villas (plus one for good measure) in alphabetical order that have been attracting the most pollinating insects, mostly bumblebees, in June: Achillea Aqualegia Creeping Buttercup Foxglove Geum Hardy Geranium Lupin Ox-Eye Daisy Rosa Rugosa Thyme (by far the most popular)…

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Grow Your Own Camomile

Daisy Even if you are a novice, camomile is one of the easiest things you’ll ever grow in your garden. It belongs to the daisy family with its happy yellow face and pretty white petals. There are different kinds of Camomile such as Garden Camomile, Field Camomile, wild Camomile,¬†Moroccan Camomile, German Camomile and Roman Camomile.…

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Tropical Friday: Things you didn’t know (but always wanted to ask) about the cashew

First Friday of December Last year I named the first Friday of December Tropical Friday. It was raining and cold then and it is snowing and cold now. This year instead of flowers we have an illustration of a Cashew tree, drawn by my Dutch friend Lotte. Facts about a Cashew On the left is…

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