We use cookies on this website. To use the website as intended please accept cookies.

Monday April 19 , 2021

Blue Daisy Blog

Blue Daisy blog written by Nicki Jackson & Jules Clark - for news, views, garden design, gardening and plant observations and thoughts.

Subscribe to this list via RSS Blog posts tagged in Euphorbia

Oh Deer!

Posted by on in Gardening

deerI read an interesting article recently in the Society of Garden Designers Journal about deer. When we think of deer most of us think how mysterious, shy and cute they are but not for those who are plagued with the damage they can inflict on our precious gardens.

To keep these wonderful yet destructive creatures out whether you are designing or maintaining a garden consider building a fence around the entire perimeter of at least 1.5m in height. Deer are athletic jumpers but it is better to err on the side of caution and opt for 1.9m as this will keep the most energetic out. You can have mesh but the sections need to be no bigger than 75mm x 75mm.  Don’t stop there though, the bottom of the fence deer can slither under or even tunnel under! Wire needs to be taut, made of a strong material such as high-tensile steel, or have boards nailed along the bottom or a row of bricks under the fence and don’t forget the gate.

Continue reading
Hits: 4357 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

wild flowers water alpines RHS Malvern Birmingham Library pests Herb spring bulbs hard landscaping Horticultural Kew Gardens show gardens front garden Kensington Roof Garden career in horticulture Crocus timber Highgrove Snowdrops garden design Euphorbia surfaces colour in your garden elm Cut flowers autumn garden stonemarket Capability Brown contemporary rock gardens Herb garden courtyard ha ha Coastal plants Prince Harry New York Highline sorbus August garden Kelmarsh Hall movement in the garden Winter shrubs September garden Carol Klein Monty Don Berginia grey water Joanna Lumley women and work award Trees James Wong traditional style February Stone Lane Gardens Wisley garden focal points composting heatwave Cloches garden advice at home Futurescape Joseph Banks Joe Swift eco-friendly garden Perennial Horticulture patio scented shrubs planning your garden CorTen steel sound in the garden build Great British Garden Revival Greenhouse herbaceous borders Urban Heat Island Effect drought Cambridge botanical garden terracota HTA Blue Daisy Charlie Dimmock Lawrence Johnston Sophie Raworth house plants sweat peas Floating Paradise Gardens of London doddington hall Bamboo Malvern Hills kitchen garden poppies London bulbs roof gardens RHS water butt cottage gardens gravel Spring shrubs Laurel Shrubs recycled materials water conservation Urban Heat Island summer garden Gardeners World bees Echinacea Seed sowing ash Levens Hall Stoneleigh hosepipe Taxus July garden ornamental grasses rosemary topiary repetition Moss Bank Park Horticulturalist winter garden saving water Chelsea Flower Show HNC Jekka McVicar rainwater harvesting birch cyclamen National Trust Matt James twitter June garden Cosmos astrosanguineus Malvern Spring Show Rachel de Thame deer Berberis productive garden November garden Toby Buckland watering can garden room Phyllostachys nigra Garden Planning pollinators Ashwood Nurseries winner edible garden show Alan Titchmarsh snow green spaces Events & Shows reclaimed materials May garden vertical garden Alys Fowler Hidcote February garden plants NSALG kerb-side appeal cottage garden pollinating insects Mrs Loudon Nicki Jackson legacy gift pond CorTen structure bulb display gardening on tv October garden Lantra John Massey hydroponic Briza maxima water feature Narcissus spring garden RHS Hampton Court garden design tip acer garden design trends RHS Chelsea December garden plant pots Ilex GYO lawn care sunflowers unity Decking wildlife Geranium watering April garden Absorb pollution January garden Chris Beardshaw Acuba basil National Gardening Week Daffodils Buxus Hosta roof garden rococo grow your own blue BBC Tom Hart-Dyke Achillea March garden RHS Tatton Park paving Wildflowers Glasshouse Chelsea Physic Garden herbs Fleece form Selfridges Roof Garden

Welcome to Blue Daisy Blog



Our Promise

promiseWe work hard to keep our customers happy.  We work to a voluntary customer charter.

Peace of Mind

simplybusinessWe take our responsibilities seriously so we're insured through Simply Business.

Click on the logo for our Garden Design insurance details. For Gardening details see our gardening services page.

Proud Members Of...

landscapejuicen... The Landscape Juice Network where we interact with other professional gardeners, designers and landscapers.