Gardening

  1. Why compost?

    Why compost?
    Environmental reasons   Every year each person in the UK generates around 170kg of organic waste. By organic waste, it means products that were once living (food waste) along with cardboard, paper and garden cuttings. Now you might think like I did that sending them to a landfill will surely only do the same as composting them in your garden...
  2. Make the most of your strimmer

    Make the most of your strimmer
    Of all the tools in your arsenal your Brushcutter or Strimmer is among the most useful and frequently used, especially in this weather. With all the rain and then the occasional summer sun, your strimmer has never been more important. Strimmers are easy to use, light and portable, making them the ideal companion to maintain your lawn all year round.  If...
  3. Save the Hedgehogs

    Save the Hedgehogs
    How to stop the humble hedgehog disappearing from British gardens and countryside forever When the humble hedgehog was crowned “Britain’s national species” in a BBC Wildlife Magazine poll and “Britain’s favourite mammal” in a Royal Society of Biology poll, no doubt, sentimentalised memories of Beatrix Potter’s The Tale of Mrs Tiggy-Winkle, played a role in swaying public opinion. Ecologist...

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