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Pensioners with allotments are mentally healthier

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

An article in the Daily Mail reported on new medical research which showed that pensioners with allotments were physically and mentally healthier than those without.
Results showed that those who spent time outdoors, exercising and having something to focus on coped better with the physical and mental effects of aging.
Those with allotments were found to do [...]


Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

When we asked Rowan what she would like as a present to celebrate her big birthday, she opted for a garden sculpture. After some searching we found a sculptress who created figures with flowing draperies. One of these was chosen It was a one-off design and each has a unique name, in this [...]

Garden Visitors

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

Recently we have seen signs of red squirrels in the garden. After consulting Bob McGarva, who lived at the bottom of the town near the wood with lots of squirrels in his garden, we built a squirrel feeder and fixed it in the old pear tree. Within a short time the squirrels had [...]