Blog, Lifestyle

To feed or not to feed?

Now I've successfully caused the Bard to turn in his grave... My very clever partner has just made me a stunning bird feeder out of an old hat stand that I found abandoned on the side of the road. ..Yes, I’m one of those people who pulls over and picks fly-tipped items out of the… Continue reading To feed or not to feed?

Allotment, Blog, Lifestyle

There is no time like Spring

We have had spectacular weather over the last week here in Dorset. It has provided plenty of opportunities to get out in the fresh air and get growing. This week I've done an early sowing of radishes. I'm planting three varieties this year (as a bit of an experiment), a row of each, to see… Continue reading There is no time like Spring

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A Prickly Situation

Armed with my hedge trimmer, tree lopper and secateurs I launched myself into my raspberry patch over the weekend. I wondered to myself why I hadn't also worn dog handling gloves as I lovingly lopped the prickly fruit bushes, gaining some sort of controlled chaos. February is the time to give all these bushes a… Continue reading A Prickly Situation