Book Review: Attracting Garden Pollinators by Jean Vernon

Ade and I were delighted when Pen & Sword Books recently sent us a copy of Attracting Garden Pollinators, the new book from the award-winning writer and bee expert, Jean Vernon. A champion of the “exploited, underpaid and generally under-appreciated” creatures upon whose crucial efforts our fragile existence depends, Jean’s latest book shines a spotlight on our unsung garden heroes, offering valuable suggestions on how we can all make our gardens more pollinator-friendly.

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Harvests, Gluts… and a Grumpy Christmas Tree

Cast your mind back to December, dear reader, when Ade and I decided to opt for the most eco-friendly of all the Christmas tree options, Continue reading “Harvests, Gluts… and a Grumpy Christmas Tree”

Garden Catch Up

Well, it’s hard to believe we’re nearly into July and half the year is already behind us. But for gardeners, this is a precious time as we now begin to see the results of all those months of hard work. Continue reading “Garden Catch Up”