Semi- shade, a peaty soil
, and a moist atmosphere suit it best, and it has all the glamour of it's big blue brothers.
At a depth of three feet the peaty soil
is grayish brown, firm, somewhat fibrous, containing seeds, fragments of rhizomes of the reed grass and of several other grasses and sedges.
BUILD raised beds and fill with acid or peaty soil
for growing rhododendrons, camellias and other lime-hating plants.
Three thousand years ago this area, now 25 miles inland, was virtually on the coast and many of the UK's most spectacular archeological finds have been discovered, perfectly preserved in the fenland's water-logged, peaty soil
Huckleberries generally prefer sandy or peaty soil
, but the black huckleberry can be found in low, rocky terrain as well.
IN the same peaty soil
into which his father drove a spade, the great Irish poet Seamus Heaney was laid to rest yesterday evening in the quiet village that inspired so much of his work.
Of all the dry, hot climate imports, the Yucca, a native of arid North and South American regions, if given a site with good all year round drainage and sandy or peaty soil
, usually succeeds in producing a tall stem covered in creamy-white flowers.
In the museum, the most poignant artefacts were, for me, the clothes and shoes discovered preserved in the peaty soil
Huddersfield Watch commander Andy Dickinson said: "The blaze was deep-rooted and we were forced to dig up the peaty soil
in places and give it a good wetting.
According to the instructions, I should start the tubers in a tray of peaty soil
and when growth appears, put them in separate plots filled with potting compost.
This investment includes planting heather, plugging drainage ditches to lock up carbon in the peaty soil
, improving fencing and traditional dry stone walling and creating 4,485 mini moorland ponds to benefit insects, water voles and amphibians.
IF you have limy soil, build raised beds and fill with acid or peaty soil
so you can grow camellias, rhododendrons and other