Our St James-based wildlife-friendly gardener ‘Dirty Nails’ poses the question ‘to rake the leaves, or not rake the leaves?’
Staff at Shaftesbury library are encouraging local kids to rummage through the recycling to make something creative from the rubbish.
Richard Dixon and Annabel Turner list the garden birds they’ve spotted outside their St James Street home recently.
The couple explain how mischievous jackdaws attack thatched roofs in St James. And we learn how not to describe somebody who is passionate about birdwatching!
It’s the 30th anniversary of Apple Day, an event celebrating the range of local apple varieties available across the UK and the customs and traditions associated with them.
Alfred presents poetry to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Apple Day, a national celebration of Britain’s diverse range of apples and the traditions associated with the fruit.
Thirty years ago, Shaftesbury residents Sue Clifford and Angela King founded Apple Day to celebrate local varieties.
Today, our Shaftesbury area medicinal herbalist Julie Wood tells us about the healing properties of dandelion, burdock and chicory.