A Quick Guide to Pruning

A Quick Guide to Pruning

I don’t know about you but I’ve always found the idea of pruning a little daunting. Sure, I’ve made regular half hearted attempts at ‘cutting back’, or chopping as it’s otherwise known. Or, I’ve opted for the ‘stick your head in the sand’ approach in the hope that somehow the tree/plant/shrub (delete as appropriate) will(…)

Digging a little deeper at Warwick castle

Digging a little deeper at Warwick castle

Last weekend saw us at Warwick Castle for the premier of Mike the Knight’s new film (and yes, he was there in person.) We had a jolly good time. Whilst there, we took the opportunity to explore the quieter areas of the castle and grounds-I spoke to someone who works for Warwick Castle and they(…)

Outdoor Painting with Berries

Outdoor Painting with Berries

It’s blackberry picking time. And if you’re lucky you may also come across Autumn fruiting raspberries too. We have both currently in our back garden, as well as hundreds of blackberries just waiting to be picked along our local canal. My daughter wanted to try some natural outdoor painting. After picking some blackberries, I showed(…)