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Be water wise! ?

In this warmer weather it is natural to want to water your crops in order to keep them hydrated. However, did you know that the association pay for water on a meter? Every year we spend several hundreds of pounds … Continue reading

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Know your seedlings! Carrots

Growing Carrots from seed We are hoping to run a series of informative posts about how to identify different seedlings, to help you avoid growing non-intended crops and weeds in place of your prized veg! Today it is carrots. Carrot … Continue reading

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Types of Bee in the UK: How to Tell the Difference – Woodland Trust

Take a look at some of the more common bee types in the UK, and read on for a further website with identifying pictures of bees in the UK Continue reading

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Mary Berry launches donations appeal for the National Garden Scheme

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The fascinating life cycle of ladybirds ❤

In this video you can see how a ladybird goes from egg, to larvae, to adult, and will learn to recognise the different stages of their development. 00

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Hyperphagia: what is it? – Hedgehog Street

Overeating! In a word, hyperphagia means overeating. As the summer draws to a close and the cold winter months approach, hedgehogs are preparing for hibernation by eating as much as they can find. Hibernating hedgehogs Contrary to popular belief, hibernation … Continue reading

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Some things to look out for with our spikey friends

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What you need to know about composting

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It’s hedgehog awareness week!

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1/3 off compost daleks with DCC

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