New Zealand flatworms in Yorkshire!

Last spring I picked up a bag of compost from the side of the shed and found a couple of New Zealand flatworms underneath. Yikes! These horrors are invasive species, and they eat earthworms so are not very welcome.  They are about 5-10 cm long when stretched out, although they are normally found curled up … Continue reading New Zealand flatworms in Yorkshire!

Delphinium Blues

There once was dormouse who lived in a bed of delphiniums blue and geraniums red. And all the day long he'd a beautiful view of geraniums, red, and delphiniums, blue. AA Milne We seem to be most attracted to that which is most difficult for us to grow, and that is how it is with … Continue reading Delphinium Blues