Friday May 25 , 2018

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 Acuba

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: 2947 0 Comments
0

Blog Categories

Tag Cloud

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

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.