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Elderflower extravaganza!

The hedgerows are filled with creamy elderflowers. It’s time to forage! ¬†Choose elderflower heads that are in full blossom and at their most fragrant to make delicious drinks, skin care and preserves.

A flying visit to Beechgrove

We celebrated the first day of May by flying from Bristol to Aberdeen, to visit Beechgrove Gardens.

New allotment plan and other experiments.

Every year I mulch my no dig allotment with an inch or two of composted manure or homemade compost, but this year I am trying something different!