Bees, Butterflies and Blooms on BBC2

A new three part Documentary on the importance of our pollinating insects started this week on BBC2. Presented by writer, broadcaster and gardener, Sarah Raven, this documentary series travels the length of the country visiting Birmingham, Harrogate, Leicester and Northamptonshire, looking at … [Read more...]



RHS issue fruit crop warning

The lack of a cold winter could damage fruit yields later in the year, warn The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS). The society is concerned that this year’s mild winter may lead to smaller fruit crops this autumn with a subsequent rise in prices. Most hardy fruit plants need a period of … [Read more...]



Bee part of it with the BBC

England will be a hive of activity this summer as BBC Local Radio joins forces with the National Trust for a major national campaign, launching on Monday 17 May, supported by Springwatch presenter Kate Humble, to investigate the plight of honeybees in Britain. As part of the Bee Part Of It! … [Read more...]



Sunflowers for Uplifting Colour

Colour affects our mood and shades from yellow through red have an uplifting effect on our spirits. Few plants can be more rewarding or easy to grow than sunflowers. Traditional sunflowers can be tall, Growing to heights of  4 - 6 ft but developments in cultivation now gives us blooms of 2 -3 … [Read more...]



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