Category: Weeds

Geranium robertianum - Herb robert

Weed of the Month – Herb robert

A type of geranium, Herb robert, has pretty small pink flowers however it will spread quickly – fortunately it is an easy weed to deal with and in this short post I explain a bit more about this fascinating little plant.

Bee friends with those pesky weeds

An article in the Guardian caught my eye and highlighted research published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution that shows bees favourite flowers include, amongst other things, brambles, buttercups and dandelions. In other words, we need to make a bit of room for weeds in our gardens and allotments.