If you’re thinking of a day-trip or weekend break this autumn, why not visit the North West of England?
When your greenhouse or garden has been kind enough to furnish you with wonderful fruit and vegetables, the last thing you want is to see it ending up on your compost heap.
It is becoming increasingly apparent that the days when greenhouses were the “haunt” of “pottering” senior citizens are long gone.
As gardeners and food growers we still marvel at the fruits and vegetables that ‘mushroom’ from the earth as if helped by some magical hand.
The media has reported some pretty unorthodox sound-machines in recent years - a tree fitted with a stethoscope, a plastic pipe and a microphone, and an aviary combining zebra finches with electric guitars.