The very worst weed of all? I’m nominating horsetail as the worst weed in the garden. Mind you, some of us are troubled by docks, while others are plagued by dandelions – though it’s a shame about the gardener’s war on thrawn-rooted dandelions as they provide vital food for bees in early spring. Anyway, some …
Plus a short glossary of other Scottish words that sneaked in.
Spring is here!
apple tree arctic-alpine autumn Ben Lawers berries bird friendly chicken manure clematis coltsfoot Coronilla valentina subsp. glauca ‘Citrina’ drainage fertiliser Forsyth’s Plaister frost proof garden folklore giant lily good shrubs for winter greenhouse staging ground cover herb garden invasive plants ivy as insulation ivy damaging walls lily limey Luss Neidpath Castle pests plant protection plants from Himalayas plants to avoid plant support pots pruning rambling roses rose roses Scottish words troughs weeding wildflowers wildlife William Forsyth winter yirdit