The latest news from the whispering grass!
Do you know what’s groovy? I mean apart from James Brown. Okay and Jamiroquai. And maybe Rick James. Oh, forget it. Nitrogen. That’s what’s groovy. Not as in the band (if there is a band with that moniker), as in the chemical you plonk into the soil, and that’s because soil-based nitrogen is the most [read more]
If there’s one thing nature loves doing more than anything else, it’s changing. It bloody loves a bit of change. You’ve got those humble caterpillars that love transforming into a beautiful butterflies, teeny-tiny acorns that love turning into wise old oak trees, the English weather, which blows hot and cold more often than a toddler [read more]
Ahh, composting – quite possibly the easiest thing a large bunch of people have never done… which is odd ‘cos it really is easy. Super-easy. Like walking and breathing and hating Monday mornings kind of easy. Essentially, all you need to do is grab yourself a compost bin and then start filling it with things [read more]
Do you know what I realised the other day? Just how fickle us English-folk can be, especially when it comes to autumn. One minute, we’re loving the fact we can finally get all snuggly and go to bed at 9pm on the dot, and the next minute we’re complaining about how many spiced pumpkin products [read more]
Lawns and summer go together like sausages and mash, jelly and ice-cream, America and controversial gun-laws. Of course, you already knew this. It’s why you became semi-addicted to your mower during those long summer months, relishing the fact your lawn looked greener than a million bucks every time you looked out of the kitchen window, [read more]