I understand this won’t be for everyone however if you have herbivore pets then composting will take care of itself. Manure from plant eating animals acts as an ‘activator’ for the composting process. The nitrogen in the manure / droppings enriches the bin with millions bacteria, these feed on the woody material in the bin and…
How many flowers do you have in your garden?
I have started my list of winter jobs with laying 20 meters of quite mature hazel, a very satifying day’s work. However it is a long hedge and there are already a lot of thinings to tidy up! A bit more to go…
A garden with formal cosy area close to the house extending to coppice, orchard and vineyard
This late spell of warm weather is perfect for ripening the climbing borlotti beans; the sunflowers are appreciating it too.
Birds nest sculptures for the garden – Somerset Arts Week 2011
Wildlife pond with viewing deck
I am very pleased with the hedge I laid earlier this year – look at all that hawthorn blossom, I have nearly forgotten the scratches and bruises! The hedge is dense, growing well and providing great nesting places for birds.