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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Hazy September

It’s been a funny old month, here at Agents of Field HQ. On the final day of August, Ade came home from work early, in a lot of pain, and time suddenly seemed to slow. We didn’t notice September arrive.

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The Garden Awakens

It’s hard to believe that the garden was buried beneath a thick blanket of snow a little over a week ago.  Today, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, and it’s beginning to feel like the landscape is slowly stirring back to life. Continue reading “The Garden Awakens”