I made enquiries at some Somerset garden centres and nurseries in March, and they all report that sales of seed potatoes, vegetable seeds, onion setts and plants are much higher than last year. Customers have been citing worries about the Brexit deal or no-deal affecting the food supply chain.
It can’t have escaped anyone’s notice that the weather has a bit funny lately. What with the hottest summer for years and February’s record temperatures, we can no longer be in denial about climate change and the possibility of another scorching summer.
It has been a winter so mild that daffodils were appearing before New Year. The snowdrops and other delights at Avon Bulbs are so early, that the owners are heartily glad they are not exhibiting at Chelsea Flower Show this year
Nest Boxes in Your Garden: How to Use Them
If you want to attract birds into your garden then providing nest boxes where they can shelter and hide from the weather in the winter months and nurture and protect their young in the spring and summer month is the perfect choice.