Create a Pollinators’ Paradise

Your garden may be small, or even confined to a balcony and a couple of window boxes. But with the right selection of plants you can make your outdoor space a pollinators’ paradise. There is a serious decline in insects such as bees and butterflies in the UK due to loss of habitat, disease and pesticide use. Why does it matter? Because many plants rely on insects for pollination. Honeybees alone pollinate around one third of the food crops we […]

Starting close to home

>Where better to start my blog than in our own back yard at our flat in North London. It literally is a yard being entirely paved but we have created our own little haven there over the last two years. Gardening entirely using containers is a challenge and that’s a whole other blog subject in itself!  I just want to start with some uplifting pictures to show summer is on its way. In the last month our garden has burst into colour. I can pick out 3 plants which […]