Last week, I got talking to a chap who was taking his 2 dogs for a walk down the lane. I picked up from his accent that he wasn’t local and he told me he’d been living in the village about 9 years, just round the corner from us. I asked him where he was…


  In my garden this year I’ve decided to leave a clump of nettles. As well as the basis for an amazing liquid feed, these remarkable plants are brilliant for wildlife and among the insects that lay their egg on them are some of our most iconic butterflies including both the Peacock and Red Admiral….