The Importance of City Allotments

2020-06-17T17:25:18+01:00June 17th, 2020|

I must admit I do envy people with green fingers whose mysterious abilities make everything grow in such abundance! How do they do it?! Their hydrangeas are always rich and sturdy, their camellias are always the pinkest and their vegetable patches are always bulging with goodness! Growing up in a city has its advantages but [...]

Abbey Gate House Open Garden at the Cathedral

2019-05-10T13:19:04+01:00May 10th, 2019|

Enjoy an exclusive visit to the gardens of Abbey Gate House, home to the Bishop of St Albans on Monday 13 May and help raise funds for Christian Aid Week. The garden covers just over two acres and has been transformed in recent years. It is divided into several sections with different styles of planting. [...]

Before buying those flowers – listen to this!

2019-03-27T21:41:40+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Louise Dillon and Helen Yates from Plot 31 Community Flower Farm join Amanda Yorwerth on this week's Environment Matters to explain why that Mother's Day bouquet may not be as lovely as it seems. Plus Dan Fletcher from St.Albans RSPB explains how birds are coping with the ups and downs of this spring's weather, and [...]

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