Category Archives: From The Garden

Embracing global warming in Wales.

Still glowing from the (albeit moderate) success of my tender fruits last year I decided to try something more ambitious this year. Having spent a number of years living overseas I felt confident about my selection of my latest experiment which I am hoping will have dual purpose. Passiflora edulisĀ is the edible passion fruit, as opposed to some of …

The garden comes to life again….

      As Easter sunshine heralds the arrival of Spring 2015, the colours and sounds of Spring are everywhere once more. It’s a race now to get all our veg planted for the growing season, …….and to repair the lawn damaged by an invasion of moles! But great news – all our hives seem to have survived the winter and …

October bee activity

At this time of year beekeepers expect to be able to sit back and maybe get on with a bit of hive maintenance and possibly enjoy some of the fruits of the hive. This year has been another mild season and October continues to surprise us with unseasonably high temperatures. It would be easy to think this is conducive to the survival of our British Black …
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