Celebrate Spring

Celebrate Spring

We may not be free of frosts yet, but it seems as though spring has come at last! The trees are leafing up, buds are bursting all over the place, and the grass and the weeds are growing. Some of the blossom has been and gone already, in a hurry to catch up and get on...
The Garden Press Event 2017

The Garden Press Event 2017

Last week I travelled up to London to go to the Garden press event, which was being held at the Barbican. As the name suggests, the Garden Press Event is a chance for gardening brands to showcase their wares to “the key names in the garden & home press and media”,...
Tendrils: 170217

Tendrils: 170217

Hello, and welcome to Tendrils! I’ve been sowing peas for peashoots this morning, so there will be some real-life tendrils Chez Tendrils very soon. I spent yesterday in London for the Garden Press Event, which was great fun (despite the fact that I’m full of cold and...
Incredible Edible Didcot: Fruit

Incredible Edible Didcot: Fruit

It’s hard to believe that it’s three months since Sustainable Didcot’s Incredible Edible volunteers took on their first big challenge and planted up a herb garden in the centre of Didcot. It’s still looking good – staying mostly free from rubbish – and it’s clear that...
Plant cordage and fibres

Plant cordage and fibres

I’m lucky enough to live reasonably close to the Earth Trust, an organisation that aims to offer people life changing experiences that reconnect them to the natural world. They have lots of free and reasonably-priced events for both children and adults, and welcome...

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