Monthly Archives: July 2014

Summer in the garden

After my post a few weeks ago about a lack of bees, there are more about in both gardens than there were.  The Borderland garden is now absolutely buzzing with both bees and other insects.  The Telford garden has less, but … Continue reading

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Emma Lawrence – the best illustrator

While I was writing Edible Perennial Gardening I knew it needed some very clear illustrations to help make certain points.  I was therefore incredibly fortunate to have a friend with an amazing talent for drawing who took my very rough … Continue reading

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Unintentional emails

I don’t know if this will reach all the people who had spam emails that came from my email today, but I hope that it gets to quite a few of you.  I think it was probably caused by two … Continue reading

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Holiday time…..

We have just been on holiday in the north east of England, close by Newcastle upon Tyne.  The sights that have caught my eye whilst up there include: Northumberlandia – The Lady of the North This is a wonderful sculpture … Continue reading

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Where are the bees?

How are the  bees (and other insects) doing where you are this year? As I have been watching my Telford garden this year I have noticed that there seem to be far fewer bees than in previous years.  I have … Continue reading

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