Restoring the meadows under the sea

Restoring the meadows under the sea

Sky Ocean Rescue (Sky’s campaign to improve ocean health), leading conservation organisation WWF and Swansea University, are undertaking the biggest seagrass restoration project in the UK. They aim to restore 20,000 square metres of the marine plant in west...
When dreams come true

When dreams come true

I have always dreamt of herding cattle from horseback cowboy-style, across wide open spaces, through alpine pastures and along deep, salmon-red rocky canyons, and in and out of winding, rushing rivers.   I loved the western TV series ‘The Virginian’, have ridden...
Meadow talk

Meadow talk

Every day I walk our dogs through the water meadows alongside the River Cam. Every day I see how the grasses and wildflowers are growing in fields that have been returned to pasture for the past 20 years.   They are a wild-life haven and home to cattle in the...
In search of garden grasses

In search of garden grasses

Last week I went on a truly amazing High Summer Garden Tour to West Sussex, designed and delivered by garden lover and specialist Sarah Raven and her colleague Melanie… First stop was the Sussex Prairie Garden at Henfield – Paul and Pauline McBride’s eight-acre plot...

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