September brings an abundance of fruit and vegetables on Sue Bradley’s allotment, along with a plethora of opportunist weeds.
The loss of plants, animals and other organisms with which we share our planet is quite rightly a hot topic. Preventing extinction is often the main driver of conservation policy and funding.
The crops keep coming on Sue Bradley’s wildlife-friendly allotment but she’s got one or two tricks up her sleeve for preserving fruit and vegetable gluts.
Our hedgehog blog is guest written by one of our community surveyors this month; just how do you know if you have hedgehogs in the garden?
July is here and the month has begun with a welcome warm spell: perfect weather for Sue to get on with the summer harvest.
Barry Jackson details his search for orchids around Gloucestershire.
Slugs, blackfly and weeds, not to mention the times when there’s not enough water, or those when there’s too much: sometimes gardening can feel like a never-ending battle against the forces of…
May is a time of great excitement on Sue Bradley’s allotment, from the sound of birdsong to the promise of plenty of fruit and vegetables over the coming months.
Bird song in a Gloucestershire valley was the soundtrack for a moment of reflection at a funeral I attended recently.
What made it all the more moving was that the spot in which the…
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One my favourite things about having an allotment is that each year is different.
Over recent weeks a spell of mild weather has brought everything on early and encouraged some creatures out…