BBC Essex gardening presenter Ken Crowther answers all your gardening questions and queries. This week he is joined by Mike Lavelle, the Senior Lecturer at Writtle University College in Essex.
BBC Essex gardening presenter Ken Crowther answers all your gardening questions and queries. This week he is joined by Christine Lavelle from Writtle University College in Essex.
As Ambassador for the Essex & Herts Air Ambulance, Ken Crowther is encouraging people to open their garden and raise much needed funds for the charity. As part of the summer of open garden, Baby Bio are running the Big Boost Challenge as Anita Dent explained.
The Essex & Herts Air Ambulance trust have launched their ‘Summer of Open Gardens’ for anyone who loves their garden. It doesn’t matter if your garden is the size of a postage stamp or huge estate the idea to is to open it for family, friends and neighbours and raise money for this life-saving charity as Jackie Brown, Essex & Hert Air Ambulance explained.
Using a small paint brush Lucy Chamberlain who gardens at East Donyland Hall in Fingerginghoe, Essex is hand pollinating strawberries, peaches and nectarines in the gardens. To prevent diseases the fruits are covered with polythene which protects them by stops nature doing its work as she explained to Ken Crowther.