Brown-Eyed Susan, Queen Anne's lace, the devil's paintbrush, oxeye
daisy, the New England aster, joe-pye weed, tansy, chicory and a dozen or more goldenrods are seemingly native to our region.
A shallow tray of peat-free compost can be used to grow a mini-meadow of fine grasses such as crested dog's-tail with plants like vetches and oxeye
The site is home to favourite wild flowers such as the bluebell, yellow iris and red campion as well as wild strawberries and cherries, oxeye
daisy and marsh marigold.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS CL I P FEND TLC EYRE AVOWWOO PEER TENEMENT FRAN LANES ACTUAL SLOT F LUME HAS YAP RARE HOY BONA OWN RUT TENTS STEN DURESS ARTIC PINA JOINEDIN TAMP ALL NOSE EMI R RYE TEAR SPRY WEE THINKER Across: 1 Snow, 4 Oxeye
, 7 Gigot, 8 Irene, 9 Hindi, 10 Accurately, 14 Lustre, 16 Boring, 17 Manservant, 22 Verdi, 23 Sweat, 25 Slash, 26 Lunge, 27 Bees.
28: Coneflowers, white vervain, oxeye
, horseweed, germander, teasel and wild lettuce blossom in the fields; tall bellflowers open in the woods.
The variety of flowers include Tulip Lust, Daffodils, Oxeye
Daisies, Dianthuses, Thymes Oxeye
daisies, Daylilies, Dianthuses, Pink Evening Primrosesazaleas, Irises, Rose mallows, Shamrocks, Hyacinths, Snowflakes, Violets, Cornflowers, Columbine, lotus, marigold, rose, bougainvillea, orchid, Pansy, Phalaenopsis, Rudbeckia Fulgida, Grape hyancyth, Cernedia, Butter cup,Daisy and others.
The charity is also appealing to everyone to look out for, the arrival of swifts and swallows; the emergence of spring flowers (including bluebells, oxeye
daisies and dog roses); and the appearance of insects, such as bumble bees, queen wasps and seven-spot ladybirds.
YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS LYRE SCUMHEN EUAN IONAURI SLID BRICKBAT SENILE THE NORSE IFFY SHUGGIE RULE AYRSANDI LEA IPSO SETTLER DEAR LEPER FBI EMERGE PILEITON BEAD ACE THUD LEND PEG SETS EDGY WEE THINKER Across: 1 Lark, 4 Panel, 7 Oxeye
, 8 Aswan, 9 Exact, 10 Fahrenheit, 14 Oil rig, 16 Aghast, 17 Headmaster, 22 Atoll, 23 Maybe, 25 Loses, 26 Empty, 27 Skin.
John's wort, gray-headed coneflower, blue vervain, white vervain, horseweed, oxeye
, germander, teasel, fringed loosestrife, velvetleaf, wingstem, sundrops, small-flowered agrimony, bull thistle, tick trefoil, bush clover, burdock, showy and tall coneflower, Jimson weed, pigweed, thin-leafed mountain mint, tick trefoil, downy false foxglove, and three-seeded mercury.
Some examples of invasive backyard species include: -- Some Wildflower Mixes -- Certain Seeds from Bird Seed Mixes (can contain notoriously invasive thistle seeds) -- Multifloral Rose (Rambler Rose) -- English Ivy -- Purple Loosestrife -- Oxeye
Daisy -- Orange Daylily -- Baby's Breath -- Tree of Heaven -- Melaleuca -- Buckthorn -- Golden Bamboo The call to control the unknowing use of beautiful yet destructive species is beginning to catch on.
In the woods and pastures, you can find tall ironweed, wingstem, wild oxeye
, small-flowered agrimony, tall bellflower, white snakeroot, wild lettuce, sundrops, heal-all, wild cucumber, jumpseed, tall coneflower, clearweed, touch-me-not and goldenrod.