Waving not drowning

The Hebridean Gardener’s Lament “its cold, wet and windy” or in my case the grumpy gardener blues is yet to be replaced by the sunny morning tuneless whistle as I pull on my red woolly hat and wellies and march off to the garden. In the “edgy islands” spring does not officially start until May … More Waving not drowning

Save our Seeds

Threat to Heritage Seeds, Seed Exchange and Biodiversity On Monday 6 May, the European Commission will vote on a proposed reform of the regulation on seeds which threatens the rights of gardeners and farmers to freely exchange seeds. The proposed changes work in favour of the seed companies whilst they should be working to establish … More Save our Seeds