RHS plant finder online reaches 5000 entries




The 5,000th plant has been added to the Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) free and unique online service, RHS Plant Selector. The plant, Adam’s … [Read more...]




National beanpole week highlights plight of birds




Gardeners are being urged to purchase coppiced beanpoles, sourced from local forests, to help protect birds such as the nightingale. Bringing … [Read more...]




Caution – Don’t roast a hedgehog




A warning has gone out for anyone building a bonfire this Autumn to watch out for hedgehogs settling down to hibernate. Stacks of leaves, branches … [Read more...]




First signs of Spring in Cumbria




Looking out into the garden this afternoon we can see the first signs of spring. After all the cold icy weather the first shoots and flowers are … [Read more...]




The virtual nature reserve




England’s newest wildlife reserve - the Big Wildlife Garden – is ready for exploration! Launched this week by Natural England, via it's … [Read more...]




Podcast – Bluebells in Eden




Hidden under the woodland canopy and only a few centimeters from the ground are small blue flowers called Bluebells. Found frequently in carpets of … [Read more...]