I was amazed by this garden and got totally lost in its horticultural richness. Row upon row of Dahlias were thriving in all their glory. They had been so carefully cultivated by experts. Walking between the rows of such contrasting varieties had a dreamlike quality to it. The celebration garden was just as breath-taking with [...]
I mentioned that I was gardening in late March on my Facebook page and received a few messages that made me smile like “Blimey Marisa you must be bored!” or “Are you okay Marisa?” Gardening was never really my thing. I was just dabbling in it here and there, then discovered that I now quite [...]
Local garden expert Zia Allaway shares some of the findings in the recently published book Your Wellbeing Garden and Cllr Simon Grover explains his big step forward for local divestment.
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. [...]
Ever wondered whether you can recycle that stack of plant pots that the spiders are making use of in the shed? Or why plant pots aren’t easier to recycle? The answers to these and many more questions on this week’s Environment Matters with Chris Thorne, Retail Manager at Ayletts Nurseries. We’ll also hear from Clare Winter [...]
In this show Amanda Yorwerth discusses working with nature in vegan gardening with Chris Thorne of Ayletts. Plus, citizen science is a fascinating way to help the natural world and we hear from Joe Gray about events teaching you how to observe and record nature at Highfield Park.