27 06, 2018

Are you Tick aware?

June 27th, 2018|

Are you Tick aware? Ticks are small, spider-like creatures that feed on the blood of animals, including people. Ticks are present in the borough. They are present in woodland, in long grass and even in gardens. Ticks can transmit bacteria that cause diseases such as Lyme disease, which, if left untreated, can lead to very [...]

22 06, 2018

Foxgloves

June 22nd, 2018|

A very common plant, both in the garden and the wild, with the potential to kill in quite small amounts but also the source of medication which has saved thousands of lives since its discovery in 1775. The name "foxglove" was first recorded in the year 1542 by Leonhard Fuchs, whose family name, is a [...]

11 06, 2018

Your in Clover.

June 11th, 2018|

Any plant with three leaves was revered in the Middle Ages as a symbol of the Trinity. A four-leaved cover was especially lucky as the extra leaf was supposed to impart the gift of second sight. Red clover was used to make a cough mixture by adding the red blossoms into a boiling mixture of [...]

3 06, 2018

Things to do in June.

June 3rd, 2018|

Spray against pests, Aphids, greenfly , and blackfly as they are likely to become more of a nuisance this mouth unless at the first sign of attack you take measures to stop them. Trim Hedges you can trim evergreen hedges lightly during June. Plant Winter Greens, during June you can plant out all types of [...]