In these days of awareness of high energy costs, when it comes to home heating, is ivy suitable for insulation (outside – obviously!) or is it a creeping menace? I ended up talking to this chap at a party the other day. It turned out he was a planning officer. We ended up talking about …
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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