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was unkempt to the point of dereliction. Even when my immediate neighbour poisoned his entire back garden down to brown London clay to eradicate the nose-high false-oat grass, I could still see the bramble clumps in the next garden up the road. Over the back
eating pies. But your garden can harm you at any time of year - just the other day my friend came round to dinner sporting a black eye, which she'd received from a thorny bramble while picking blackberries. Another friend once caused herself so much
amongst the bramble bushes, and the occasional clouded yellow belts up the path at top bluster speed.The air is thick with dumbledors buzzing lazily over the flowers; these shiny bluish, greenish or sometimes even pinkish Geotrupes are shinier than
The arrival of a new pest can send a shiver down your spine. While walking to a friend's house at the weekend, I was horrified to discover a long stretch of hawthorn and bramble hedgerow being devoured by caterpillars of the brown-tail moth
of bramble branches over the frog hibernaculum. I hope kitty gets bored soon. I can’t take the pressure.