Hazel, willow, beef and storytelling from Bedfordshire

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How to make a willow obelisk for your...

How to make a willow obelisk for your sweet peas

I ran a day’s course for a group of Bedfordshire gardeners last Saturday, all of whom, apparently wanted to know how to make an obelisk from willow. After a week of hot, sunny days, during which I’d got sunburnt (odd for March around here), Saturday turned out decidedly cold with a penetrating wind blowing from the north-west. […]

Back to Woburn

Back to Woburn

It’s been 10 months amazingly, but I was back at Woburn Farmers’ Market today. It was cold and I hadn’t put on enough clothes. Also someone had dug up the market so we were pushed across the road onto a lovely bit of grass. After a deal of grumbling we pressed on and it wasn’t too […]

Fun, games and stories in Bedfordshir...

Fun, games and stories in Bedfordshire

Jane was at the Forest Centre, Marston Moretaine yesterday, leading a half term kids’ activity day. As ever, she came up with something that most kids and, from the sound of it, parents and grandparents, found lots of fun – making amazing coloured animal pictures using tissue paper and models in colourful plasticine. There’s more […]