Rare finch causes hearts to flutter

Rare finch causes hearts to flutter

The hawfinch has landed! Find out more about this shy bird, and extra news just for subscribers, in our latest Subs Club for November Year of the hawfinch Above: A rare hawfinch. Picture: Andy Hay (rspb-images.com) Last year saw a ‘waxwing winter’; this year it’s the turn of the lesser-known hawfinch. The UK’s largest finch, it has a massive, parrot-like…

Mr Fothergill’s big marrow update

Our friends at Mr Fothergill’s have joined in the fun and are growing their own giant marrows. have you entered our competition yet? Just in are these pictures of some rather nice marrows being grown at Mr Fothergill’s trials grounds in Kentford, Suffolk. The folks there have been growing along with us and putting our efforts to shame! Don’t forget…

21st June 2017

Marvin basking It’s so hot. Longest day and the hottest. What idiot decided to put me in a mini greenhouse? Thankfully I am getting plenty of water. I heard on the marrow vine that Mervin has disappeared. That must mean I am on course to being the biggest marrow in the world.…