Monthly Archives: September 2016
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We caught up with Leanne over at Wildlife Trusts earlier this month to take a look at the work they are doing, starting a wildlife garden, and educating children about the importance of wildlife. Check out our interview below.
Our interview with Wildlife Trusts
1. How can someone find out if an area is under the management of The Wildlife Trusts?
The Wildlife Trusts is a federated organisation, which means that there are 47 individual Wildlife Trusts across the UK working to protect wildlife in their area. The best way to enquire about an area is to get in touch with your Wildlife Trust. You can find their contact details here: http://www.wildlifetrusts.org/your-local-trust
2. What advice would you give to those who want to start a w
Earlier this month, we caught up with George Riley from Primrose about garden enhancements and how you can make a difference to your garden by using screens to adding water features. Check out our interview below!
Our interview with Primrose
1. What is the simplest way to enhance your garden?
The simplest way to enhance your garden is by adding a focal point that will get your guests talking. Let your tastes lead you to what this might be but go for something striking and a bit unusual. If you love entertaining company during the summer, a brightly coloured sail shade adds both visual flair and practical protection from the sun. If you want to impress the neighbours, then a flashy water feature will do the job. Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment.
2. What advice would you giv
Recently we caught up with Geoff, the man behind The Guide to Gay Gardening. From keeping hens to making the most out of a smaller, urban garden – we talk about it all and everything in between. Take a look at our interview below.
Our interview with The Guide to Gay Gardening
1) What would you say drew you away from the bustling city of London back to your gardening roots?
To be honest, I’m a country bumpkin at heart! I originally moved to London for university, and had a few great years being a social butterfly and loving everything the city had to offer. However, gardening and farming roots have quickly been worming their way back into my heart for several years, and I’m now gradually heading back to rural isolation. My husband is a complete townie though, so we’re moving slow and steady so he doesn’t go into shoc