Sweet Alice (Lobularia maritima) has masses of tiny white and/or purple flowers that attract hoverflies and parasitic mini-wasps. This little bush grows prolifically, so much so that we often ‘weed’ it out and use it as mulch to protect naked soils. In doing so it drops its seeds and grows where we’ve thrown it down. When the bush is dry, we also put some of it in a paper bag and shake it around vigorously – this separates the seeds from their pods so we can easily harvest them.
This week I’ve put together a little follow up video on the “Perennial Kale Trees” video I did around a month ago. I explain how you manage the plants once they go to seed or get invaded by aphids – which happens to us all! This little video shows you a simple way you can […]