Anemone adaption

A florist nearby is selling cut anemones proudly proclaiming that they are from Somerset – right next to some birds of paradise for somewhere foreign – but who could resist these little skirted flowers?Our anemones are growing quite happily at the very top of the allotment, in a specially designated ‘flower area’, about 6″ wide. …

Soil Erosion

I hope that I’ve convinced you by now that soil is important to the sustainable gardener/allotmenteer. Therefore I now turn to the process that would remove this precious substance from us: soil erosion. So why is soil erosion a problem? Well, in some cases it can be irreversable, meaning that agricultural land can be lost …