The Gardeners Friend -A Leopard Slug has been found
Lemon Drizzle Courgette Cake
200g grated courgette
125g butter, melted
“Compost Awareness Week” on Sunday 8th May
Held on Martyn’s Constable’s Allotment, where he plans to plant legumes
By: Lesley Greene
Campaign for hedgehogs!
Slugs are a real pest on the allotments but the allotment field has wonderful birds and we have hedgehogs snuffling around in the allotment hedges. Not only do Hedgehogs eat slugs but , like many previously common wildlife, their numbers are declining fast.
Slug pellets are poisonous,
Taking up your lawn? Making a new bed out of grass? TURF makes excellent compost, really beautiful results, but has to be done in a certain way. Now is the time to do it for the spring. ‘Sod’ layering, like lasagna composting
Suppleness, Strength and pSychological well-being
Back in the summer, we ran a pilot scheme to provide free yoga, open to all. Dubbed “Yogar” (Yoga for gardeners); local resident and yoga instructor Amy Hughes lead the sessions, helping aching gardeners to stretch and strengthen all those muscles essential to keep them digging and sowing!