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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Meat . . . or veg?

Mary Green looks at the implications of what we eat . . . It...
farm pond

Wet, wild weather

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes. February was another very wet and windy month. The rainfall to the 17th was 84.6mm, already more...
stars

Hiding in plain sight

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. The year Marches on and winter finally comes to an end with the Vernal equinox...
garlic

Food for thought

Mary Green looks at the way our diets have changed over the years. I am writing this as a mild winter comes towards its end, hoping...
leaves

Garden jobs for March

Hannah Genders offers some tips for getting your garden spring-ready. This is the month where gardeners start to come alive again. There is a lot...
cake

Go nuts for this cake

Keen baker Jen Morris, of Rowney Green, bakes something special for Mother’s Day. Mothering Sunday falls on March 22 this year and this is one...
icy

Mild winter so far. . .

Alvechurch amateur weatherman Phil Thomas records the changes. January continued the very mild weather that we have had so far this winter, although we did...
wild garden

What can I do for biodiversity?

Mary Green provides 10 ways to ‘think global, act local’. Last month I wrote about some of the things we could collectively do locally to...
beds

No-dig gardening

Hannah Genders peers into the future of gardening. I know, I know, it sounds too good to be true! But bear with me because I think...
pleiades

Venus catches us up

Amateur astronomer Brian Watkiss peers into the Village night sky. February, the last full month of the winter: hooray! Sunset is getting later and we are...