Slugs and bugs

After trying to tempt birds into the garden for six years, I gave up. They simply wouldn’t come in – no idea why. I noticed a willow warbler on a bush in next door’s garden – but did it pop over the fence and visit mine? No it bloody didn’t. And before you ask, they…

For the love of bugs

This is my 7th garden. Some north, some south, some big, some small, and one that was basically tundra with a wall around it. My current one is tiny. There are advantages to this – mowing the lawn takes no time at all, and I can sit down in the garden on a glorious sunny…