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Bromsgrove
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Rhubarb growing in an urban park.

Market garden dream

A group of villagers is hoping to launch a market garden to provide people with fresh, locally grown organic fruit and vegetables. Incredible Edible Alvechurch,...
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...
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...
photos

Capturing village life

Our local photographers were busy snapping in 2019 . . . Clockwise from top left: One of the tropical exhibits at Rowney Green Flower...
berries

What can we do for wildlife?

Mary Green suggests ways to help the environment in 2020. I was talking to some younger people about New Year’s resolutions, and they said they didn’t...
May holly flowers

A wildlife year

Mary Green takes a look back at the ups and downs of our countryside in 2019. At this time, we often look back over the...
rose hips

The other harvests

Mary Green explores the fruits, nuts and fungi of autumn. Last month I wrote about the cornfields we see around us. They’re not the only...
poppies in barley

Daily bread

Mary Green gives a guide to different types of grain. On a recent walk, someone asked me if I could write about different types of...
meadow

Flowers for the future

Mary Green explains why wildflower meadows are so important. There was a wrong caption on one of my photos last month – I hope you...
drying flowers

Healing from the hedgerow

Hannah Genders meets an expert on healing plants. I’ve known Rowan McOnegal for about 11 years now – we met when I first did an article...