I just had to tell you about this…

For a long time I have ben following the development of a camp stove, by biolite. This is a wonderful stove, it is powered by pinecones, and has a steak cooking attachment which directs the heat of the flames, (which are intensified with a fan) under the steak, thus cooking and smoking it at the…

Don’t be a foliage wetter…

Shrubs  and trees which have been planted recently are at risk of water stress due to the prolonged dry conditions and the heat. I would always advise that they are watered in the evening at least once a week, so they don’t dry out at the roots. To prevent the water running away from the…

What do Gardening Club Speakers do when they are on holiday?

When this Gardening Club Speaker is on holiday he makes the long and perilous journey to start preparing for a new talk, by revisiting his childhood haunts. Doug Stewart was born in Scotland and for many years lived in the Moray Firth in a wee fishing village called Banff. As for the new talk, here…