Biodiversity Dilemma

Coming across this wee thing on our allotment site this week gave me pause for thought. Does pressing for more biodiversity extend to all creatures, great and small? Are some considered beyond the pale? Where do we draw the line? The rat we found by the allotment patch was dying. It made no effort to… Continue reading Biodiversity Dilemma

Success

Spring for me begins when I find the first signs of new life in the pond on my allotment. I have been expecting to see frog spawn for some time, so I was delighted to find this today. It’s not the biggest mass, but there may well be more over the days ahead. I will… Continue reading Success

New beginnings …

Over recent years I have done quite well greening my allotment. My garden is a different matter. This however, is going to be the year that sees a big change. Small beginnings I know, but this arrival marks the start of a transformation: not only greening, but also rewilding I hope. I know this arrival… Continue reading New beginnings …