When you saw the title of this blog, you may have thought you were about to read a review of the Eric Carle picture book, however, I would instead like to talk to you about a garden pest which we are starting to see increased infestations of locally. (If this were a film, this is the bit where the music would be building up to a Dun, Dun, Derrr….) The Box Moth ‘Cydalima Perspectalis’.
Seasons greetings and felicitations to one and all, from everyone here at GreenArt!
As gardeners, like our agricultural ancestors before us, we become in tune with the changing seasons. And, when observed more closely, soil and plants give us helpful indicators of what we should be doing in our garden and when.
The latest report from the government’s advisers on climate change made many people sit up and take notice – and so it should. Climate change is definitely NOT fake news; it is happening and will continue to happen. With what level of speed and consequence, however, is still up to us – just!