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Movember

http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/10845360.Gardeners_get_behind_Movember/         http://www.guardian-series.co.uk/news/10783364.Gardeners_get_behind_Movember/  

Bad News for Bees

Please read below article written by Carol Hughes, MP A few years back I wrote about the challenges for bees (especially honey bees) as colony collapse disorder was a growing concern and phenomenon.  Recent news items show the problems aren’t reversing but are only getting worse.  This is significantly bad news and the implications could …

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Soil

Like many natural assets our soils get neglected. Last year brought record levels of  flooding and waterlogging. As a result shortages of oxygen encourage deleterious anaerobic microbes. These microbes solubilise nutrients that are leached from the soil,they form toxic organic compounds and increase acidity. These damaged soils demand careful husbandry aiming at restoring structure and fertility. …

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