Articles in Category : Home & Garden

March 2018

Bay Bugs

With Dr Isabella Brey

Midnight Magic Few experiences are more enchanting than an encounter with glow-worms on a warm, still summer’s evening. Lighting up the undergrowth like a miniature night sky, glow-worms have long been an inspiration for writers and poets including Shakespeare and

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March 2018

Dig it

With Fulke Andel

Gardening advice for the new (and not so new) gardener I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that this winter has been longer than normal. The lack of sunshine and the heavy rain has made it rather

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February 2018

Dig it

With Fulke Andel, Gardening for the new - and not so new - gardener

This monthly article is mainly designed for those new to gardening who are looking to enjoy the fruits of their labours on their dinner plate. For experienced gardeners, it will act more as an aide memoire as to what needs

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February 2018

Branching Out

With Dr Isabella Brey

MYTHICAL ANCIENTS Few trees are surrounded by more myths, legends and symbolism than the yew, which was already considered sacred in the pre-Christian era. In modern times, science has been able to uncover many of the facts which would have

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Winter 2017

Dig it

with Fulke Andel

The weather this past year, hasn’t been brilliant. I may be wrong, but it appears that our summers start earlier and then degenerate into a period of overcast and wet weather interspersed with the odd fine day. Then all of

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October 2017

Dig it

With Fulke Andel

GARDENING ADVICE FOR THE NEW (AND NOT SO NEW) GARDENER The autumn is now definitely here with the wind making it feel much colder. However, it’s a beautiful time of year, with the trees changing colour and the early morning

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October 2017

Woodland Wonders

Bay Bugs with Dr Isabella Brey

At a time of year when most insects are winding down for the season, the larvae of some of Britain’s most attractive and distinctive beetles are busy developing deep in their wooden tunnels, readying themselves for their short appearance as

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September 2017

Autumn Blues

Bug of the month with Dr Isabella Brey

Just as the days are starting to grow shorter, the bright colours of summer fade, and the melancholy of autumn is looming on the horizon, a new generation of delightful fluttering jewels bursts upon the scene, allowing us to hang

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