Working with the Water

Last Spring we wrote about the popularity of swales in our local farmer’s fields. These temporary winter ponds help work with the water to provide natural flood regulation as well as important wildlife habitats. Continue reading


Will it ever stop raining?

While the other side of the World burns, here in the UK we have had constant rain and flooding for well over three months now.

The fires are an immediate threat to life, while the crops lost to flooding speak of the future food shortages we can expect as the extreme weather events of climate change accelerate.

Away from human hubris, at least the mushrooms have been enjoying it, with boom in rare mushrooms are appearing across the country.  Continue reading