The dykes which intersect the marshland are habitats for water soldier Stratoides aloides, whorled water-milfoil, water violet and fen pondweed. They also support waterfowl such as garganey and shoveler. The marshland themselves support birds such as redshank, lapwing, oystercatcher and snipe. In recent years, the dragonfly Norfolk hawker Aeshna isosceles has been attracted back to this area through specific management of the dykes.
It's a jungle out there; Gardening gloves are off as five designers battle over just seven days to create a winning plot at Scotland's garden show of the year.
Jun 05, 2004; Thousands of poly-coddled plants, hothoused for weeks in plastic tunnels, emerge from their secret hiding places into the June...