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My Living Fence

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By Siris


My Living Fence (Pyracantha)

My Yellow Berried Pyracantha was covered in bees. In Autumn the birds leave the yellow berries till after they've stripped my other Pyracantha of their red berries.



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What a perfect example! How do you get it so dense?

5 Jun, 2019

 

It's been there a long time, and I clip off the straggly bits and tie in the long shoots. We extended the fence upwards to mask next door's shed roof, another one!

6 Jun, 2019

 

Bee feast! Never seen one as heavy with blossom.

6 Jun, 2019

 

I have similar here ... but now it's turned that manky looking brown ... :o(

6 Jun, 2019

 

Oh...it does that does it Shirley......just think of the berries though! :) I walked past some today..they really are alive with bees aren’t they.

6 Jun, 2019

 

Blackbirds will be well fed in the Autumn ... I saw many Bees in the garden today ... even saw a couple of Ladybirds ... :o)

6 Jun, 2019

 

Yes Shirley, I've red beetles, Lily beetles on my Lilies!

7 Jun, 2019

 

Siris, that's why I no longer grow Lilies, dratted critters!

9 Jun, 2019

 

I gave up on Lilies, several years ago, but forgot what a nuisance/mess those Beetles make, and have got more now.

10 Jun, 2019

 

More Lilies or more Beetles or both?!!!

10 Jun, 2019

 

By choice more Lilies, and hence more Beetles. They used to attack my Fritillaries, but left those in preference to the Lilies.

11 Jun, 2019



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