A beautiful holly hedge. Evergreen holly makes an excellent hedge that looks good all year round. Holly provides food and shelter for birds and other wildlife. If you're thinking of planting a hedge, ensure that your hedge grows right down to the ground, hedgehogs shelter and often nest under hedges, so this is an important habitat for hedgehogs and other wild animals.
Three of my slug and snail deterrents provided a secure plant protection, with not one plant grown within their barrier receiving as much as a nibble
This is a lovely garden from Botanica World Discoveries: Winnie the Pooh Begins His Journey. This sweet garden was awarded a Gold Medal from the RHS Judges and was awarded the accolade of being the Best Historic Garden.
The Living Landscapes: City Twitchers Garden features a pond, complete with water lilies, a chamomile lawn and a stylish pod, woven from willow. This garden also features a hedge, hedges are fantastic for hedgehogs and all wildlife; hedgehogs often nest in hedges and can seek shelter and refuge under a hedge. It's important to ensure that your hedge is allowed to grow right down to the ground, to offer the maximum benefit to hedgehogs and other wildlife.
Episyrphus balteatus, commonly known as the marmalade hoverfly, is a well established species, found in widespread area across Europe, North Asia and North Africa.
London Glades was designed by Andreas Christodoulou and Jonathan Davies. This Gold Medal winning Garden, which was build by Flower + Stone, was awarded the prestigious title of the Best Garden for a Changing World, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2017.