Just got a good review from Midwest Book Review – Julie Summers (it’s the 2nd one down). She says, “Unique, informative, exceptionally ‘user friendly’ in tone and substance, “Gardening with the Moon & Stars” is an extraordinary read and very … Continue reading
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I just found this Facebook page for the Lancaster Beekeepers and liked it :-). they have some fab pix there, inspiring me for how I want my garden to look next year. Lots of hard work in the meantime :-).
Biodynamics has always known the vital importance of bees and I try to make my garden as bee friendly – indeed wildlife – friendly as possible. The Bumblebee Conservation Trust comes out with some excellent little tips about flowers for … Continue reading
Herbalists talk a lot about their favourite medicines, menstrua and methods, but it is my unsolicited opinion that herbal honey doesn’t get near the attention it deserves. I have recently been turned on to the joy of medicine-making with unpasteurized … Continue reading
We’ve had a little rain today but not nearly enough! The garden is quite parched in places and I still need to water. And this is a problem because my well hasn’t had a good top-up for a while and … Continue reading
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Poole Cottage, Coppett Hil, Herefordshire,HR9 6JH Poole Cottage: created from scratch over the past 4 years, this 2 acre hillside garden has a predominately naturalistic style with many grasses and later flowering perennials. Home to designer Jo Ward-Ellison, the garden … Continue reading
We seem too to be in a bit of a lull in the rabbit breeding cycle … I’m sure that won’t last! I’m gradually getting the beds I need to keep the rabbits off wired. I’m using bog-standard wire netting … Continue reading