With the hot spell just passed, bright sunshine and rain the bulbs around campus are flowering in abundance but do look out for the slightly more unusual plants .The chequered purple flowers of Fritillaria meleagris are flowering pretty well at the moment see if you notice them around on Site.
Another successful planting session with the Brunel Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Society, the weather actually held for a short time which gave the opportunity to get the bulbs planted.
Back by popular demand! well actually it was one request and they were being a bit sarcastic on missing the feature so here it is anyway. Iris reticulata a great little plant for this time of year ideal for containers, under trees or rockeries they come in different colours too.Plant in small groups for best […]
Once again many thanks to our student volunteers who came to the bulb planting sessions over the last few weeks helping to make the campus a more attractive place to work and also helping our pollenating insects.
Volunteers from the Wildlife and Environmental conservation society turned out last Wednesday, the coldest day of the year so far,to help plant out 2,000 mixed crocus bulbs perfect for pollinators such as bees near the new sculpture. Many thanks for your help and enthusiasm,Kai, Lucy, Mary and Anna also to Lilli who helped organise the event, looking […]
This odd looking piece of kit is a bulb planter, around 45,000 mixed bulbs including Crocus ,Chionodoxa, Scilla, Muscari, Tulips and daffs giving a variety of colour from around February to May, good for the bees as well. Keep an eye open for them coming up.