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. At this time of year, I make sure the bird tables and feeders around the garden are always well stocked. Although peanuts have rocketed in price recently, they’re so popular with my local birds that we bought a whole sack of them a couple of months ago. I put
magnolias, cherries and azaleas. It’s a great place for wildlife enthusiasts, too. Even if you only have an hour or two to spare, I’d heartily recommend a visit to your nearest arboretum. It makes a much cheaper, healthier and probably happier alternative
problem with spider mite last winter, but it’s best to err on the side of caution.This virtuous activity is always very satisfying, and makes me feel prepared for the year ahead. Roll on 2013, and a productive growing season!