Here is an exceptionally good book, full or relevant information, practical advice and suggestions to enliven your gardening life. It is an absolutely superb handbook for the enthusiastic gardener. That should be “enough said”; you could stop reading here and go and order it immediately but paper never refused ink nor my keyboard the tapping … Continue reading A Year Full of Flowers…with Sarah Raven.
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Orchid Summer by Jon Dunn
Orchid Summer – In Search of the Wildest Flowers of the British Isles by Jon Dunn This book was fabulously and fantastically far, far more than its title blurb lead one to expect. It splendidly recalls the author’s grand summer adventure to see all the orchids of Great Britain and Ireland within a single season, … Continue reading Orchid Summer by Jon Dunn
A Preview rather than a Review!
"Orchid Summer" by Jon Dunn A copy of Jon Dunn's "Orchid Summer" arrived in this morning's post. It is a book which has been well flagged on social media among native orchid enthusiasts – an account of orchid-seeking journeys around Great Britain and Ireland from the southern coast chalk downs of England to the moorlands … Continue reading A Preview rather than a Review!
Gardening for Wildlife
The countryside is no longer the haven for wildlife that it once was. Changes in how land is used and managed along with other factors have lead to an alarming fall in the population of all wildlife species. Accommodating the needs of wildlife into how we manage our gardens may smack of desperation and futility … Continue reading Gardening for Wildlife