The latest news from the whispering grass!
I’m gonna hop on the good foot, do the bad thing and get straight to it: your lawn is the bombdiggity. It’s amazing. It’s like the first pancake you get right on Shrove Tuesday. It’s like throwing a ball against a wall and finally reaching your target of a hundred. It’s like… oh you get [read more]
This may sound a tiny bit sad, but I’m a massive fan of January. And, no, it’s not because I’m one of those people that likes to do a million Insta-stories revolving around the whole “New Year, New Me” cliche. For the record, I liked last year… a lot… and I was pretty fond of [read more]
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]