Wales Seed hub

A unique seed-selling coop, the Wales Seed Hub, is now offering gardeners a range of Welsh-grown seed of heritage and amateur vegetable varietiesThis is no ordinary seed company. For a start, the seed is all grown on members’ farms (in contrast to most seed you buy in the UK which is grown abroad – often as far afield as China).…

Frost: the silent killer 

Climate change is causing extremes of weather, and none is more deadly to your garden than the silent killer of frost. Gardeners are being urged to prepare for frost throughout winter and early spring by horticultural charity Garden Organic.  In January 2021 a record 18.5 air frost days were recorded in the UK.   When temperatures are low, frost will form.…

Our favourite festive feathered friend

There’s so much to love about a robin. They’re easy to spot with their handsome red breasts, they’re people-friendly and they provide us with beautiful birdsong pretty much all year round. No wonder they’re the UK’s favourite bird, says the RSPB.And Christmas is the time we really get to celebrate them. Stories about their association with the season go back…